21 West Market Street

Blairsville, PA 15717

O: 724.675.8825 / C: 724.322.4464 / F: 724.675.8826

Benefits of a Therapeutic Massage

Why do I need a Massage?

*Increases blood circulation, reduces swelling, and breaks up scar tissue.

*Increases the diameter of blood vessels—reducing blood pressure.

*Flushes out the toxins and draws in oxygenated blood—relieving fatigue and muscular soreness.

*Aids in decreasing poor circulation and some types of anemia

  •   Massage encourages the spleen to discharge more red blood cells

*Increases the presence of white blood cells in the capillaries

  • This increases, along with blood cell availability, enables the body to protect itself more effectively against illness and disease

*Decreases pain by releasing of Endorphins, Encephalin, and other pain-reducing neurochemicals.

*Increases circulation to muscle tissues, relieves pain caused by trigger points, and reduces Ischemia-related pain.

*Reduces Norepinephrine and Cortisol (stress hormone) levels.

*Increases levels of Dopamine and Serotonin, decrease in levels of stress and Depression. 

*Relieves most types of Headaches

  • These types include, cluster, eyestrain, and sinus headaches

*Induces relaxation, alleviates insomnia.

*Reduces swelling due to lymph edema

  • This work can be done if not the result of inflammation or disease

*Eases the dysfunction caused by TMJ

*Decreases the recuperating period of sprains and strains—increasing healing.

 

*Increases flexibility and alleviates pain in neck, back, legs, & etc 

 

*Reduces pain associated with muscular-skeletal conditions.

  • These conditions include Fibromyalgia and Myofascial Syndrome

*Promotes healthy digestion, reduces and relieves constipation.

After a massage: 

*Ice = Inflammation (20 min)

*Moist Heat = Tightness (20 min)

*Epson Salt Bath = draws toxins out of your body (20 min)

*Drink plenty of water = replenishes your body and flushes toxins out of your body (Drink as much as possible!)

*Maintain a healthy life style