3 Surprising Facts About Massage Therapy

Massage is among the oldest forms of medical care known to human. Tombs in the ancient Egyptian civilization display images of people being massaged. Massage has a history in China, Japan, and India. In the modern day world, massage has gained popularity, and its effectiveness at offering relief cannot be underestimated. Most people do not know the many facts behind massage therapy. We discuss 3 exciting facts about massage:

Offers More than Just Relaxation

The sedentary life we've adopted comes with enormous risks. Most jobs require sitting for long hours in front of a computer.  Massage therapy can help to cure the pain and stress of this lifestyle.  In addition, massage can help clear your sinuses through facial massage.  Nasty side-effects that come with cancer treatments can be offered soothing relief through massage therapy. Even more, massage helps to improve the immune system. For instance, massaging your ear on a daily basis gives a boost to your immune and elevates your energy levels to push through.

Massage Is Beneficial to Kids

There's a wrong notion that massage therapy is just for adults, but kids can also benefit. For instance, medical centers will offer this therapy to kids undergoing medical procedures to  put them at ease. Massage therapy has been seen to alleviate digestive problems and constipation in kids and infants. Massage helps to keep hormones in check, combat depression and improve sleeping patterns among small children. With all fun facts and benefits, probably it’s the time to squeeze in a massage therapy session in your busy schedule.

Posture

Massage therapy is wonderful for those who suffer from posture issues. Releasing the tension in muscles in the back and surrounding areas allows the individual to stand straighter and for longer periods of time without feeling the urge to slouch. Over the course of time, you can expect to stand for longer periods of time with correct posture, as well as notice a decrease in back pain and tension.

To schedule your appointment with a certified professional, contact LaVida Massage of Cartersville, GA today.

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