Massage is an excellent method for improving overall health and musculo-skeletal efficiency. Massage has a number of beneficial effects on the body and the mind. Some of these include removal of toxins that can build up in the muscles of the body, increased circulation, and increased flexibility in not only the muscles, but also the connective tissue within the body.
Massage also can help with muscle spasms as well as soft tissue injuries. Increasing the movement and reducing the overall recovery time by helping the body in the healing process. In addition, consistent massage has been known to increase balance.
Massage at least once per month has a host of preventative benefits. To prevent the body and mind from disease, we must take a comprehensive approach that includes nutrition, massage therapy, exercise and overall chiropractic care.
In keeping with this mentality and regimen, you will have a significantly higher chance of relieving stress and minimizing pain and injury. In addition, the ability for you to fend off disease will be increased as your body will be in top form!
Benefits of Massage Therapy
The benefits of massage therapy are well noted. Throughout the years, massage therapy has been known to fight a large number of conditions.
Some of the benefits of this therapy include relief from joint and muscle pain, increased blood circulation as well as stress and depression reduction.
Massage Therapy has also been known to detoxify the body and remove waste and toxins from the body. The overall result that is sought after in massage therapy is the ability to bring the body to its natural state with increased healing capabilities.
Massage Therapy is recommended for a number of conditions and illnesses. Some of the conditions it is recommended for include: arthritis, TMJ dysfunction, immune system issues, muscle spasms, insomnia, fibromyalgia and many others.
It remains an excellent way to help the body heal itself and rid itself of any potential toxins that build up in the system.
Different Types of Massage Therapy
Jen Alcorn has had a massage office at Rolnick Chiropractic since 2012.
Whether using traditional massage techniques, Reiki or reflexology, she provides an important adjunct to chiropractic care that many of our patients benefit from. In addition she does some specialized work specifically for women outside of our office.
More information about Jen and her outside practice can be found here: www.inhaleyogamaine.com.