Massage was once only available at luxury spas and high-end health clubs. Today, massage therapy is offered in companies, clinics, and even airports. If you’ve never had a massage, keep reading to learn why it’s so good for you.
“Massage” is the term for manipulating your skin, muscles, tendons and ligaments. Massage may range from light strokes to deep pressure. The common types of massage are:
Massage is generally considered complementary medicine. It’s increasingly being offered along with standard treatment for a wide range of medical conditions.
Studies of the benefits of massage demonstrate that it is an effective treatment for reducing stress, pain, and muscle tension. And while more research is needed to confirm the benefits of massage, some studies have found massage may also be helpful for:
Beyond the benefits for specific conditions or diseases, some people enjoy massage because it often produces feelings of caring, comfort, and connection.
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