Benefits of Massage Therapy

  • Helps relieve stress and aids relaxation
  • Helps relieve muscle tension & stiffness
  • Alleviate Discomfort during Pregnancy
  • Fosters faster healing of strained muscles, sprained ligaments, reduces pain and swelling , reduces formation of scar tissue
  • Relieves Muscle spasms
  • Provides Greater joint flexibility and range of motion
  • Promotes Deeper and easier breathing
  • Improves circulation of blood and movement of lymph fluids
  • Reduces Blood Pressure
  • Helps relieve tension related headaches and effects of eye strain
  • Enhances the health and nourishment of skin
  • Improves Posture
  • Strengthens the Immune System

Mental Benefits

  • Fosters peace of mind
  • Promotes a relaxed state of mental alertness
  • Improves the ability to monitor stress
  • Enhances Capacity for calm thinking and creativity
  • Helps relieve mental stress

Emotional Benefits

  • Satisfies needs for caring , nurturing touch
  • Fosters a feeling of well being
  • Reduces level of anxiety
  • Creates body awareness
  • Increases awareness of mind-body connection

Benefits of Prenatal Massage

  • Alleviates stress on weight-bearing joints and musculo-facial stuctures
  • Relieves discomforts experienced during pregnancy including low back pain, leg cramps, sciatica, carpel tunnel syndrome, edema of the lower extremities, hip joint pain, leg cramps and headaches.
  • Stabilizes hormones and helps relieve anxiety and depression.
  • Increases blood circulation, which helps provide more oxygen and nutrients to both mother and fetus.
  • Soothes and relaxes the nervous system by releasing endorphins into the mothers body.
  • Helps promote sleep
  • Supports the return of blood to the heart and increases blood flow to the uterus and placenta
  • Prepares mother to be for an easier delivery, promotes relaxation and stress relief.
Source: AMTA Massage Services