Massage can be beneficial for a wide variety of conditions, the most obvious of which are stress, stress related illness and musculoskeletal pain. The various techniques and movements used in massage bring many positive effects and benefits, both psychological and physiological.
Increased feeling of wellbeing, relaxation, energy, vitality and ability to cope with stress
Increased blood circulation and improved skin/tissue condition
Stimulation of lymphatic circulation and drainage to help fight infection
Improved muscle condition and flexibility, reduced muscle stiffness, pain and fatigue
Softens adipose tissue and can help cellulite reduction (in conjunction with diet and exercise)
Rebalances autonomic nervous system
Triggers energy pathways and lowers pain elsewhere