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Research Confirms the Benefits of Massage Therapy

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Ask anyone who regularly gets a massage and he or she can tell you how wonderful massages are and how much healthier they feel after getting them. Within the past few years, there have also been research studies that validate the positive benefits of massage therapy. Massage therapy research conclusions The American Massage Therapy Association…

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Massage Therapy and Emotional Release

Emotions that we do not process and release become trapped in the tissues of the body where they can end up causing pain, decreased range of motion, and other ailments. The Asian cultures have recognized this capacity of the human body for centuries, but the American culture is just now beginning to accept this reality.…

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The Touch of a Massage Therapist

According to Rick Chillot in Psychology Today, touch is the first language we learn because it is the first sense babies acquire. Touch is very important to the healthy development of babies. A touch can soothe, reassure, convey love, assist, and it can nonverbally convey a host of other messages, both positive and negative. In…

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Massage Therapy as an Adjunct to Physical Therapy

Many physical therapists are also trained in massage therapy. They realize that soft tissue work, such as massage therapy, extends the benefits of physical therapy. When physical therapists, occupational therapists, and massage therapists work together, they can assist their patients with dramatic improvements from injury to many areas of their bodies. Conditions that benefit from…

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4 Tips When You Are Searching for a Massage Therapist

Whether you are a longtime devotee to massage therapy for its many health benefits, or you have never had one massage, there will come a time when you need to find a qualified massage therapist. There are several bad ideas for finding a massage therapist: pointing one out in the phone book, scouring social media,…

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Massage Therapy and the Athlete

If you are one of the millions of people around the globe who are involved in some type of regular exercise, sport, or athletic team, you know the benefits of staying active. Reduced risk of heart disease, maintaining a healthy weight, improved circulation, and more energy are just a few of the positive outcomes of…

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Massage: Good for You, Good for Your Health

When we think of “massage,” we often think of luxury spas or a private masseuse. Over the years, massage therapy has become more widely available and convenient, with locations in airports, shopping malls, hotels, and businesses. Massage therapists use specific movement on the body’s soft tissue areas to help relieve tension, enhance well-being, and loosen…

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