The Benefits of Massage

benefits of massageMassage is one of the oldest known therapies, originating in China, India and Egypt thought to date as far back as 3000BC. These ancient civilisations understood the health benefits of physical therapy – the benefits of massage. 

This BBC programme explores the health benefits of this physical therapy and puts some measure to how it can not only make you feel good but how it can actually help with a wide range of health conditions beyond muscular pain. 

Here at Theale Wellbeing Centre we have a wide variety of massage therapists. These include: 

benefits of massage

Sports Massage 

The benefits that sports massage especially for athletes on the body are immense. Massaging will stretch and manipulate muscles and this will increase nutrients and blood flow to the area, whilst efficiently removing waste and lactic acid from the muscles. Also, any postural imbalances due to tight or short muscles will be addressed using massage. 

benefits of massageShiatsu (Japanese Acupressure Massage) 

Shiatsu is a dynamic hands-on healing system, originating in Japan, which uses the power of touch, pressure and gentle stretching techniques to balance the body’s energy system, our emotions and the functions of our internal organs. Fiona Carson our Shiatsu therapist is feature in this blog about the benefits of this ancient healing system and information about her free webinar. 

 ReflexologyReflexology 

Reflexology is a Complementary Therapy that works on the feet allowing the body to heal itself. Following illness, stress, injury or disease, it is in a state of “imbalance”, and vital energy pathways are blocked, preventing the body from functioning effectively. Reflexology can be used to restore and maintain the body’s natural balance and encourage healing. 

There are very many benefits of massage and before too long you will be able to book an appointment to experience them.

 

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