Massage Therapy by Teresa Durrant, LMT

Benefits

Help Yourself to Health     

We place a huge value on the benefits of therapeutic massage.  It's an affordable healthcare aid and treat that ought to remain a high priority during stressful times.  Maintaining a regular schedule of massage therapy treatments relieves pain and stress and helps promote a long and healthy life.  And what better remedy for pain or stress than massage from a skilled provider?  So, besides stress reduction, what are the benefits of receiving frequent massage or bodywork treatments? Massage is useful for all the conditions listed below and more...

    -Alleviating low back pain and improving range of motion
    -Reducing spasms and cramping
    -Relaxing and softening injured, tired and overused muscles
    -Relieving headache and migraine pain
    -Increasing joint flexibility
    -Releasing endorphins--the body's natural painkiller
    -Exercising and stretching weak, tight, or atrophied muscles
    -Helping athletes of any level prepare for, and recover from, strenuous workouts
    -Promoting tissue regeneration, reducing scar tissue and stretch marks
    -Pumping oxygen and nutrients into tissues and vital organs, improving circulation
    -Reducing post surgery adhesions and swelling
    -Enhancing immunity by stimulating lymph flow, the body's natural defense system
    -Lessening depression and anxiety
    -Easing medication dependence

Here's the true beauty of bodywork:  It's benefits are compounded when massage is utilized as a frequent therapy. The more you receive, the more it does.  Taking part in this form of regularly-scheduled self-care can play a significant role in how well you feel and how youthful you remain with each passing year.