Benefits Of Massage Therapy

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Massage therapy is gaining popularity these days and is not just limited to luxury spas. If we look at the technical term then it means the manipulation and rubbing of your muscles and tendons for therapeutic benefits.

There are different types of massages available

Deep Massage: This type of massage uses slow and powerful strokes to stimulate the deep muscle layers. This is usually done to heal muscle and tissue damage.

Swedish Massage: This type of massage uses tapping, vibration and long strokes to help relax and refresh you

Sports massage:  This type of massage is done for athlete to prevent or help to recover from injuries.

You should consider getting massage therapy as if offers numerous benefits

Relaxation

Stress is a health killer and in our modern world stress is a huge problem. When under stress you get hormonal changes and your body releases a stress hormone called cortisol. This hormone causes you to gain weight, insomnia, digestion problems and headaches. Massage therapy will help you relax and release the tension. It will actually help release hormones that make you feel good and reduce the level of stress hormones in the body. It will help you to be healthier.

Blood Pressure

Massage therapy has been shown to reduce blood pressure. In one study conducted it was shown that getting massage Darlinghurst helped to managed and reduce both upper and lower number blood pressure. Lower blood pressure will help to prevent heart disease and stroke especially if you have high cholesterol.

Muscle Relaxation

Massages help your muscles to release the held in tension and relax. It eliminates tense muscles and helps them become flexible. By relaxing the muscles it also helps to avoid stiffness and swelling.

Circulation

Massages help improve the blood circulation to your muscles. The improved blood circulation has numerous benefits. It helps your muscles get more blood rich in oxygen therefore improve muscle performance and strength. This is especially beneficial if you are an athlete. This increase in blood supply also accelerates healing in case of muscle damage.

Posture

It helps in improving your posture. Poor posture is the main reason in many cases for neck, back and leg pain. If we consider chronic back pain then poor posture is most of the time the main reason. With couples day spa Sydney your body will come back into its proper alignment. Massage helps to loosen the muscles so that they can be readjusted and get back into their proper position. It is a natural and risk free way of correcting your posture and body alignment.

Immune System

Massage therapy helps boost your immune system by making your body release certain hormones and cells beneficial for the immune system.

As you can see above massage therapy offers numerous benefits. Don’t wait book an appointment now.