The Benefits of Massage

Robin Andrews Alternative Therapy, Healthcare, Massage, Massage Experiences

According to the Mayo Clinic, benefits of massage demonstrate that it is an effective treatment for reducing stress, pain and muscle tension.

Studies have found massage helpful for: Anxiety, Digestive disorders, fibromyalgia, headaches, insomnia related to stress, myofascial pain syndrome, paresthesias and nerve pain, soft tissue strains or injuries, sports injuries, temporomandibular joint pain. According to National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine …there is scientific evidence that massage may help with back pain and may improve quality of life for people with depression, cancer, and HIV/AIDS, infant care and headaches. According to globaltherapies.com (article specifically regarding diabetes) massage improves circulation, fathom pain, relaxation, decreases levels of stress hormone which could lower blood sugar levels and become more stable.