Massage Effects & Benefits

Updated: Apr 20

Lets start from the basic! Massage is very important for you and everyone you know! Massage should be included in your life, at least once a month! But you may ask why!! This blog is for you then!


We will learn why we should get massages, effects of massage, effects on some body systems and the difference between Swedish massage and Deep Tissue massage.

Effects On The Body

Massage can have physical, mental and psychological effects on the human body.


Physical

  • Increase metabolism

  • Hastens healing

  • Relaxes & refreshes the muscles

  • Helps to prevent and relieve muscle cramps & spams

  • Helps to relieve muscle tension & stiffness

  • Reduces pain & swelling

  • Reduces formation of excessive scar tissue

  • Provides greater joint flexibility & range of motion

  • Enhance athletic performance

  • Promotes deeper & easier breathing

  • Improves circulation of blood & movement of lymph fluids

  • Reduces blood pressure

  • Helps relieve tension-related headaches & eye strains

  • Enhances the health & nourishment of the skin

  • Improves posture

  • Strengthen the immune system

Mental

  • Helps relieve stress

  • Aids in relaxation

  • Improves concentration

  • Promotes better sleep

  • Decreases depression

  • Reduces levels of anxiety

  • Improves your mood

  • Promotes energy

  • Increase peace of mind

  • Promotes a relaxed state of mental alertness

  • Improves ability to monitor stress signals & respond appropriately

  • Enhance capacity for calm thinking & creativity

  • Increases a feeling of well-being

  • Increase awareness of mind-body connection

Psychological

  • Relieve fatigue

  • Reduce tension

  • Reduce anxiety

  • Calms the nervous system

  • Promotes a sense of renewed energy

  • Rebuild a more positive self image & sense of self worth

  • Reduce depression & promotes a sense of mental alertness

  • Soothes away minor aches & pains