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Massage Benefits

Benefits of Massage Therapy

If you’ve ever had a massage, you know it can help reduce stress, but do you know the other health benefits that have been discovered in recent years? New studies report that not only does massage work to ease sore muscles after a workout, but just 10 minutes can actually reduce inflammation and help your body recover. And that’s just the beginning.

Studies of the benefits of massage demonstrate that it is an effective treatment for reducing stress, pain and muscle tension. Some studies have found massage may also be helpful for:

  • Anxiety
  • Digestive disorders
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Headaches
  • Insomnia related to stress
  • Myofascial pain syndrome
  • Soft tissue strains or injuries
  • Sports injuries
  • Temporomandibular joint pain