What are the health benefits of Therapeutic Massage?

therapeutic massage

Therapeutic massage has long been regarded as a luxury. However, it’s less of a luxury than you might think. With its many health benefits, it should be an integral part of your health and wellness regimen.

According to the American Massage Therapy Association, some of the numerous benefits of therapeutic massage are:

  • Curtails stress
  • Reduces post-operative pain
  • Diminishes anxiety
  • Lessens muscle tension
  • Decreases fibromyalgia pain
  • Reduces the frequency of migraine headaches
  • Alleviates tension headaches
  • Lowers blood pressure
  • Boosts exercise performance
  • Enhances sleep
  • Release symptoms of depression
  • Elevates cardiovascular health
  • Decreases pain of osteoarthritis
  • Lessens pain of rheumatoid arthritis
  • Curtails stress in cancer patients
  • Diminishes nausea of cancer patients in chemotherapy
  • Improves quality of life in hospice care
  • Boosts balance in the elderly
  • Mitigates effects of dementia
  • Heightens range of motion
  • Decreases pain from joint-replacement
  • Curtails chronic neck pain
  • Diminishes symptoms of Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Enhances relaxation

According to the team at Earthsavers, a well-known local Spa + Store, they  “believe that feeling “okay” isn’t good enough; feeling great, vibrant, alive should be the norm, not the exception.” 

Earthsavers offers many different types of massage and therapeutic spa treatments that will promote these health benefits. Their spa and therapeutic treatment menus are quite extensive, providing a diverse methodology of techniques. The Earthsavers signature message “utilizes swedish, balancing shiatsu, or a combination. You’ll experience a release of toxins, increased circulation, and relaxation”.

According to Dr. Neil Jolly, an anesthesiologist and interventional pain physical at Louisiana Pain Specialists, “Pain relief doesn’t always have to come in a pill. Studies have provided more evidence that alternative therapies should be considered along with traditional medications.”

The physicians at Louisiana Pain Specialists can diagnose the underlying medical condition causing your pain, and provide the proper treatment for your chronic pain