INSOMNIA: Massage therapy is beneficial in combating insomnia, as well as the many chronic conditions that contribute to sleep disorders. Massage is a smart, healthy and drug-free option that has helped many people overcome insomnia. Because melatonin influences the sleep stage of an individual’s circadian rhythm, a natural way of boosting serotonin is a positive sleep-inducing option.
DEPRESSION & ANXIETY: Taking time for massage can be beneficial for people dealing with depression and anxiety. Studies revealed that massage can help fight depression and anxiety by lowering cortisol levels. Cortisol is the body’s response to stress, and massage therapy lowers it as much as 50%. At the same time, massage provides many benefits and can also increase the levels of serotonin and dopamine, which are both neurotransmitters that help balance your mood.
MUSCLE SPASMS: Muscle Spasms can happen in your neck, back, hands, arms, thighs, abdomen, feet, calves and rib cage muscles. Massage Therapy can help with muscle spasms by bringing back the normal contraction and function of the muscle. Done regularly, massage therapy can be an essential part of your pain management program.
BAD POSTURE: Massage allows the body to relax and loosen the muscles made tense and sore via bad posture. In turn, this allows the body to position itself in its organic and pain-free posture. With on-going massage, the muscles are loosened and relaxed. Joints have a greater freedom and pressure points are relieved. This allows the body to position itself in healthy and natural posture, therefore avoiding the movements and positions developed over time as a reaction to the pain.
MIGRAINES: Massage is a great way to manage stress and relive tension- two of the main causes of migraine headaches. Research has shown regular massage therapy decreases the occurrence of headaches, sleep disturbances and distress symptoms, while increasing serotonin levels in adults with migraine headaches.
NECK TENSION: Neck pain and stiffness can make daily life difficult and even prevent your ability to work or function. Massage has long been used as a method of improving neck pain and stiffness. Regular massage therapy helps keep the entire body free of pain. When you are suffering from neck pain, the massage will focus first on your shoulders and upper back muscles as these are the necks supporting muscles.
ARTHRITIS: Regular massage of muscles and joints can lead to a significant reduction in pain and stiffness and increase the range of motion, hand grip strength and overall function of the joints.
OSTEOPOROSIS: Massage can be beneficial for people who have Osteoporosis. It can help maintain and improve muscle strength, as well as increases the persons energy levels and raise the levels of endorphin that act as a natural painkiller for the body. Massage therapy can decrease pain, relax muscles, and relieve tension caused by osteoporosis.
CARPAL TUNNEL SYNDROME: Massage therapy is considered to be a wonderful therapy for Carpal Tunnel Syndrome as it brings great relief from various symptoms like pain, numbness, improper grasping, and helps improve the condition in many individuals. Massage therapy can be a magical solution in Carpal Tunnel Syndrome when done along with stretches and a few strengthening exercises.
FROZEN SHOULDER: Massage therapy is greatly beneficial in treating frozen shoulder as it increases the blood circulation to the injured region and reduces the formation of scar tissue. Regular massage should be done to reduce muscle stiffness. The pain and stiffness is usually relieved after several massage treatments.
CHRONIC FATIGUE SYNDROME: Massage is one of the most recommended types of alternative therapies to treat the symptoms of Chronic Fatigue Syndrome. It has proven beneficial and effective for some patients in reducing anxiety and restlessness and in improving sleep quality. Massage is also a good option for patients with CFS who are not well enough to exercise as physical manipulation of the skin and muscles help promote good circulation.
ASTHMA: For some asthma suffers, stress and anxiety can cause the body to react as though it is under attack. In this type of situation, stress is treated like an allergen and it causes bronchospasm, constricted airways and difficulty breathing. Massage therapy can help relax the muscles and open the lungs. It involves manoeuvring the muscles of the body with pressure to relieve stress and anxiety.
DIGESTIVE PROBLEMS: Digestive disorders can be painful and unpleasant. Poor eating habits and stress contribute to digestive disorders and can interfere with the normal function of the digestive system. Massage therapy can help relieve stress, as well as the pain and discomfort associated with certain digestive disorders, including irritable bowel syndrome, ulcerative colitis, Crohn’s disease and chronic constipation.
MENSTRUAL CRAMPS: Menstrual cramps are extremely common among women and most women find that cramps can get so severe that they cannot even do normal day to day activities without the intake of pain medication. Several methods are effective in treating cramps. However, Massage therapy is known to be one of the best ways in which cramps can be kept under control.
PREGNANCY: Massage therapy during pregnancy is a wonderful complementary choice for prenatal care. It is a healthy way to reduce stress and promote overall wellness. Massage therapy can relieve many of the normal discomforts experienced during pregnancy, such as backaches, stiff neck, leg cramps, headaches and swelling. Studies indicate that when performed during pregnancy, massage therapy can reduce anxiety, decrease symptoms of depression and relieve muscle aches and joint pains. Please note massages cannot be conducted during the first trimester. We also recommend you consult your Doctor before booking any appointments.