Massage prevents stiffness, promotes circulation and brings health and tone.”

– Jethro Kloss,  Back to Eden

Health Benefits of Massage

From Anitra Brown

Are you feeling guilty about getting a massage? Does it seem too self-indulgent? Actually, massage has many important health benefits.

Massage can help you maintain physical, mental and emotional well being, especially when it is part of your wellness routine.

The Health Benefits of Massage

  1. Massage calms the nervous system and promotes a sense of relaxation and well being.

  2. Massage reduces tension and anxiety.

  3. Massage improves blood circulation, which delivers oxygen and nutrients to the cells.

  4. Massage stimulates the lymphatic system, which carries away the body’s waste products.

  5. Massage prevents and relieve muscles cramps and spasms.

  6. Massage therapy can also help with pain management in conditions such as arthritis, sciatica, muscle spasms.

Contraindications For Massage

  1. You shouldn't get massage if you have a fever, infections, inflammation, osteoporosis and other medical conditions.

  2. If you have any questions about whether a massage would be right for you because of an existing medical condition, ask to speak to a massage therapist before you make your appointment.                                       []

Will My Insurance Cover Massage Therapy?
The services of a professional massage therapist may be covered by health insurance. Therapies provided as part of a prescribed treatment by a physician or registered physical therapist are often covered. Check with your insurance provider to determine if you are eligible for this health benefit.


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  3. -natural herbal facials

  4. -energizing foot reflexology

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