Massage Therapy for Pain Relief and More
Consider recent clinical research on the efficacy of massage for pain relief Massage therapy.
Hard to imagine but all your muscles are interconnected. So when one muscle group is tight it can affect another muscle group, which can lead to another. All these tight muscles are connected to our bones. Which can lead to chronic back pain, neck pain or any joint pain. Regular massages help can more than other complementary therapies. Massages promotes relaxation and alleviates the perception of pain and anxiety in cancer patients. lt reduces post-traumatic headaches better than cold pack treatments l as part of hospital-based surgery treatment, reduces pain and muscle spasms in patients who have undergone heart bypass surgery. A massage can stimulate the brain to produce endorphins which reduces levels of the stress hormone cortisol while simultaneously boosting serotonin and dopamine This can alleviate stress, anxiety and depression. lt slows the heart rate, reduces blood pressure and blocks the nervous system's pain receptors and can increase deep-sleep delta waves.
Get yourself on a regular routine of massages. Whether it be once a month, every two weeks or bi-monthly. The results are staggering.
Jack LaLanne once said.... "Your Body is your slave. It works for you"
I say.... Your body is yours, and you better take care of it. So treat it to a Massage!
Just try one, you'll get hooked!