Massage therapy can be beneficial for many different reasons. Whether it be pain, stiffness or just for a way to wind down and relax, massage has been popular for many years and we don’t see that changing in the near future. Here are some little-known facts about massage therapy that you might not already know about.
Statistics Don’t Lie
According to a recent survey, 86% of people questioned said that massage was an extremely effective way to manage pain, as well as spasms, rehabilitation after injuries and stiffness. Particularly through active isolated stretching.
Did You Know?
Massage can actually reduce cancer-related fatigue and stiffness associated with certain types of cancer. It’s also proven to be relaxing and will help loosen stubborn muscle clumps.
Massages and Common Ailments
Did you know that massage can actually reduce common ailments? From osteoarthritis in your knees to lower back pain, massage can reduce or even eliminate common aches and pains. Massage therapy can even reduce postoperative pain and frequent headaches. It’s even known to lower high blood pressure!
These are just a few of the little-known facts about massage therapy that you may not have known about. We hope you’ve gained some insight and we can’t wait for the wonderful difference massage therapy is going to make in so many lives.