WOW 25 reasons to get a massage!

Client recieving massage at the neck and shoulder.

I really don’t know a reason why not to get a massage. As you may know by now if you follow my blog I like to promote massage therapy. Most of my clients have tension or stress related issues. Some are recovering from surgery and get a massage to help recover from physical therapy appointments. For what ever reason I find massage to be help full in many ways. Below you will find a list compiled by the AMTA on the 25 reasons to get a massage.

  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 relaxation
  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
  25. Reduce chemotherapy-related nausea

WOW so many specific reasons. Personally, I’d like to add “Just because I deserve one”. What are your reasons for visiting a massage therapist?

Stay healthy,

Alan – Rothrock Massage

We all work hard! So why not treat yourself to some me (you) time today.

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