Why Choose Massage Therapy As Primary Health Care


While massage therapy is often thought of as an alternative or complementary medicine, there are a number of reasons that choosing it as your primary source of health care is a good idea. Massage therapy offers a number of physical and emotional benefits and helps to promote a much more balanced lifestyle. Some of the benefits of massage therapy offered by seeking therapeutic massage on a regular basis are highlighted here.

Stress Relieving Benefits

One of the most well-known benefits offered by massage therapy is its ability to relieve stress. Minimizing your overall stress level is essential to achieve a healthier and happier life. With each massage you receive, you can lower your heart rate, insulin and cortisol levels, which all will help you reduce the amount of daily stress you experience.

Improvement in Your Posture

Unlike your other common bad habits, one that can actually be relaxing to correct is poor posture. With massage, you can help to reinforce natural and healthy movements.This can help to return your posture to a healthy position.

Improvement in Circulation

When you receive a massage, the pressure will help to move the blood through areas of your body that are congested. This will help new blood to come in, which results in an overall improvement in your body function.

Reduce Blood Pressure and Increase Blood Circulation

There are quite a few misconceptions related to high blood pressure, more than any other medical condition. One effective way that you can reduce the potential for developing high blood pressure is be utilizing massage therapy.

Improvement in Range of Motion and Flexibility

As you age, your joints have the tendency to become tighter, which can minimize your overall range of motion. With massage, your joints will remain more fluid, which helps you stay flexible and much less prone to being injured.

Helps to Promote Easier and Deeper Breathing

Millions of people suffer from chronic migraines and headaches. While modern medicine techniques can help to improve the symptoms, massage can actually ease the pain and pressure and help to reduce the severity and the frequency of the headaches.

While there are benefits of modern, Western medicine techniques, you should not overlook the benefits offered by massage therapy. Many issues that you’re treating with chemicals and other drugs, can be easily corrected by massage and the symptoms can be minimized helping you to live a healthier and happier life.

The more that a person is able to find out about a massage therapist, the faster they will be able to make the right choice.

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  10. Hi Marla,
    Massage is one of my favorite holistic health treatments. I am so delighted that you shared your healthy, valuable insights regarding the physical and emotional benefits of massage and how it helps to promote a much more balanced lifestyle. Thank you for sharing this valuable information with us at the Healthy Happy Green Natural Party! I’m Pinning and sharing this!

    1. HI Deborah,
      Thanks for sharing! I also believe that massage is a wonderful alternative for many health problems one being stress.

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