What and Why of Massage

What is Massage Therapy?

Massage Therapy is one of the oldest forms of medical care dating back to ancient Egypt. Today, massage therapy is used to describe the manipulation of soft tissue by the hands, fingertips, elbows,fists and even feet.  Soft tissue is defined as muscles, skin and tendons.  Bodywork is a term used to describe manual techniques to promote healing and well being.

Why Massage Therapy?

  • Massage Therapy has so many benefits! 
    • Decreased pain
    • Reduces anxiety and stress
    • Reduces muscle soreness
    • Promotes faster healing
    • Strengthens the immune system
    • Hastens the elimination of toxins
    • Provides greater joint flexibility and range of motion
    • Fosters a feeling of well being and peace of mind