Top 24 Reasons to Get a Massage

Top 24 Reasons to Get a Massage

A growing body of research touts the many positive effects of massage therapy. These include benefits on health conditions like stress, chronic low-back pain, fibromyalgia, and more. These studies have prompted the medical community to take notice and recommend massage therapy as an initial treatment in hopes of avoiding more invasive or pharmaceutical treatments.

The American Massage Therapy Association recently published the top 24 benefits of massage therapy. Take a look and find out why you should add massage therapy to your wellness regimen.

1. Relieve Stress
2. Relieve postoperative pain
3. Reduce anxiety
4. Manage low-back pain
5. Help fibromyalgia pain
6. Reduce muscle tension
7. Enhance exercise performance
8. Relieve tension headaches
9. Sleep better
10. Ease symptoms of depression
11. Improve cardiovascular health
12. Reduce pain of osteoarthritis
13. Decrease stress in cancer patients
14. Improve balance in older adults
15. Decrease rheumatoid arthritis pain
16. Temper effects of dementia
17. Promote relation
18. Lower blood pressure
19. Decrease symptoms of Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
20. Help chronic neck pain
21. Lower joint replacement pain
22. Increase range of motion
23. Decrease migraine frequency
24. Improve quality of life in hospice care

The Soma Institute’s renowned Clinical Massage Therapy Diploma Program trains students for careers in the massage field. Medical and healthcare professionals view massage therapy as an alternative and complementary option in addressing a variety of health concerns. If you’ve considered a career in this exciting profession, give Soma a call today at 1.800.694.5314.

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