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Benefits Of Therapeutic Massage:

Those who have received massage would not argue the fact that massage feels great and is good for your body and mind. However, few actually know what the true benefits of massage therapy are. Therapeutic massage helps in ways that would surprise many people. This Benefits Page is designed to educate and inform you of some of those benefits.

Perhaps the biggest benefit of therapeutic massage is its effect on the stresses of our daily life. Massage helps restore balance, and relieves physical problems caused by prolonged stress or injuries.

Therapeutic massage is wonderful at enhancing and increasing a number of beneficial processes and functions within the human body, like:

• Enhances ones state of well being
• Enhances soft tissue healing
• Increases flexibility & range of motion
• Increases muscle tone
• Increases blood flow
• Increases dopamine & serotonin levels
• Increases and improves lymphatic fluid flow & drainage
• Induces relaxation
• Stimulates the immune system

Similarly, therapeutic massage is extremely effective at reducing and often eliminating a number of uncomfortable and restrictive symptoms and conditions as stated below.

• Reduces constipation
• Reduces cortisol levels
• Reduces depression
• Reduces emotional stress
• Reduces joint stiffness
• Reduces muscular tension
• Reduces pain
• Reduces scar tissue formation
• Reduces soft tissue knots and trigger points

Physical Relief:

Chronic stress and, or bad posture often create intense muscular tension and poor circulation. These conditions together often cause headaches or Migraines, and many sleepless nights, all of these respond well to therapeutic massage.

Relaxation and Stress Reduction:

Relaxation Response:

The relaxation response is bringing the body back to normal function. Massage releases certain responses in our body to:

• Reduce stress
• Enhance relaxation
• Normalize heart rate
• Relaxe muscles
• Increase circulation
• Lower blood pressure

Mental Relief - Massage can be thought of as a vacation from stress. Research confirms that massage for relaxation reduces anxiety and increases feelings of well being.

Cornerstone Massage is here to put your body and mind at ease. Put you and your family at the top of the priority list. The improvements that massage can have in your life include:

• Enhanced sleep
• Reduced stress
• Reduced headaches
• Reduced pain
• Increased energy
• Increased range of motion/flexibility
• Increased skin tone

Massage therapy can play an important role in your life. Call Cornerstone today!

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