Benefits of Massage Therapy

Much More than Feeling Great

Whether seeking relief for a medical condition, or searching for a method to help deal with the stresses of daily life, more people are running to therapeutic massage, because massage doesn't just feel great. There are many other benefits as well.
  • Reduces heart rate
  • Lowers blood pressure
  • Increases blood circulation and lymph flow
  • Relaxes muscles
  • Improves range of motion
  • Increases endorphins (the body's natural painkillers)
  • Therapeutic massage may enhance medical treatment
  • Helps people feel less anxious and stressed, relaxed yet more alert
Current research shows more and more people every year are seeking massage, and that therapeutic massage has become more mainstream, appealing to everyone from young adults to seniors. People are experiencing the therapeutic benefits of massage and are getting massaged mostly to relax, relieve aches and pains, and to help reduce stress.

John Smeltz, LMT License # MA51965, NCTMB, AMTA Member 727-251-0474