Why Do People Get a Massage?

90% of those surveyed feel that massage therapy can be effective in the reduction of pain. Of those who say they have had a massage in the past five years, 40% report doing so for health conditions such as pain management, injury rehabilitation, migraine control, or overall wellness. As of July 2011, more than 39 million American adults discussed massage therapy with their doctors or…

5 Ways Massage Can Improve Your Health

Massage therapy can play an important role in your health regimen. See what the research says about massage for health and wellness. 1. Reduce stress – The longterm effects of stress can take emotional and physical tolls. Massage therapy may relieve stress and conditions associated with it, such as tension headaches. 2. Get better sleep – Research indicates that massage can improve sleep in those with lower back pain, fibromaylgia, insomnia, pain and…