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Massage Therapy

What is Massage Therapy?

Massage therapy is the practice of kneading or manipulating a person’s muscles and other soft-tissue in order to improve their wellbeing or health. It is a form of manual therapy that includes holding, moving, and applying pressure to the muscles, tendons, ligaments and fascia.

The term ‘massage therapy’ is used to describe a wide variety of techniques that vary in the manner in which touch, pressure and the intensity of the treatment is applied.

One of the immediate benefits of massage is a feeling of deep relaxation and calm. This occurs because massage prompts the release of endorphins – the brain chemicals (neurotransmitters) that produce feelings of wellbeing.

Levels of stress hormones, such as adrenalin, cortisol and norepinephrine, are also reduced. Studies indicate that high levels of stress hormones impair the immune system.

Whether you want to energize, self-repair, or simply relax, Our Massage Therapist will provide you with a comprehensive and personalized wellness program to achieve the maximum benefits of massage.

The body is intended to self-heal, but factors like lack of sleep, stress, chemical toxins and pain often hinder our ability to rehabilitate. Massage therapy increases circulation, relaxes muscles and invigorates the body, enhancing the body’s ability to repair and rejuvenate.

Our massage therapists believe it is important to create a balance which leads to a healthy lifestyle. One of the best ways to relieve tension and manage stress is through a massage. We are happy to answer any of your questions, contact us today for availability or Book online!”

Some physical benefits of massage & myotherapy include:

  • reduced muscle tension
  • improved circulation
  • stimulation of the lymphatic system
  • reduction of stress hormones
  • relaxation
  • increased joint mobility and flexibility
  • improved skin tone
  • improved recovery of soft tissue injuries
  • heightened mental alertness
  • reduced anxiety and depression