Healing Arts at Quest
The main reasons most people seek out massage is probably for tight or sore muscles, reducing stress, and relieving tension. This is certainly true, and good enough reason for having a massage! But there are many other conditions and health benefits to regular massage. Some of the medical conditions people have found therapeutic massage helpful for are:
- asthma & bronchitis
- carpal tunnel syndrome
- chronic & acute pain
- circulatory problems
- digestive disorders
- myofascial pain (a condition of the tissue connecting the muscles)
- reduced range of motion
- sports injuries
Experts estimate that upwards of 90% of disease is stress related. While eliminating anxiety and pressure altogether in this fast-paced world may be idealistic, massage can, without a doubt, help manage stress. If you are fortunate to have excellent health, consider what benefits massage can provide for you. The growing number of studies on massage show that not only does is assist in helping with injuries and ailments, but also that it is helping people to enjoy more optimal physical functioning, which in turn leads to a better mental outlook. Clients often report a sense of perspective and clarity after receiving a massage. The emotional balance bodywork provides can often be just as vital and valuable as the more tangible physical benefits.
So, the next time you hear someone say that massage is only a luxury, you’ll know that it is really a tool that can help improve a body’s ability to regain and maintain proper function. Making you feel terrific is just a wonderful bonus!
Luckily, we have excellent bodyworkers here at Quest. Click here to see their bios and contact info.
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