Massage therapy is not just a pampering service that feels good. In fact according to the American Massage Therapy Association 89% of people agreed that massage therapy is an effective way to relieve pain. Not only is massage therapy a great way to treat back problems and other muscle related injuries, studies have found that massage therapy, especially when combined with therapeutic essential oils, is a great alternative in relieving stress, anxiety, depression, and other mental health issues.
In the same fashion that a health-conscious person includes a well-balanced diet, exercise, and meditation massage therapy is a much needed and yet, disregarded treatment to include in one’s weekly routine to stay top of mind, body, and soul.
There are various modalities in massage therapy that can one can benefit from such as Swedish Massage for an enhanced relaxation, Deep Tissue Massage for better range of motion, making it easier to move once again, Sports Massage for those exercise enthusiasts, Reflexology massage using trigger points, and more.