5 Ways Massage Can Improve Your Health

Massage therapy can play an important role in your health regimen. See what the research says about massage for health and wellness.

1. Reduce stress - The longterm effects of stress can take emotional and physical tolls. Massage therapy may relieve stress and conditions associated with it, such as tension headaches.

2. Get better sleep - Research indicates that massage can improve sleep in those with lower back pain, fibromaylgia, insomnia, pain and other health conditions.

3.  Boost mental health and wellness - Research suggests that symptoms of stress, anxiety and depression (all associated with mental health) may be directly affected with massage therapy.

4. Manage pain - Pain can negatively affect a person’s quality of life and impede recovery from illness or injury. Research shows massage can help low-back pain, headaches, Carpal Tunnel Syndrome and more.

5. Increase range of motion - Elite and recreational athletes alike can benefit from massage therapy. Massage can help reduce muscle tension, improve exercise performance and prevent injuries.

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 It is proven that therapeutic massage is beneficial for your health, wellness and recovery. The U.S. National Library of Medicine and National Institutes of Health provides the largest source of published research and the most updated research on all subject areas, including massage. American Massage Therapy Association