More to Massage Therapy Than Pampering

When most people think about a massage, they may think of a high-cost day at the spa or as an occasional high-end splurge. However, there is so much more to massage therapy than a day of pampering.

The overall health benefits of massage therapy are being understood more and more. Patients and massage therapist alike are continuously finding new benefits and new reasons nearly everyone could benefit from some form of massage therapy.

For those who have any kind of muscular-skeletal issue, such as fibromyalgia, or arthritis or many other potentially debilitating conditions, the immediate benefits of massage therapy may amaze. Massage therapy, when done properly by a professional from Campanella Chiropractic and Wellness, can help ease any kind of pain and discomfort. This form of massage can increase blood flow, and therefore helps send vital oxygen and to the specific areas affected by these conditions. The process of kneading and working with the soft tissues affected bring more flexibility to the area over time also.

The increase of blood flow to areas that are plagued by pain, discomfort or tightness also works to help the body heal. If you have just had surgery, the proper massage therapy can help speed up the healing process and ease any tension or pain from the surgery also.

Massage therapy also naturally helps with conditions that plague many such as stress and anxiety. The proper form of massage therapy can help relax body and mind. The increase in blood flow and pain relief may be enough to help ease the symptoms of stress and anxiety. Massage therapy also helps the body release feel-good endorphins, which act as the body’s own pain reliever. Most everyone knows that feelings of stress and anxiety can cause true physical symptoms to feel much worse. Both cause physical tension of the muscles and tightness that can spread if not addressed. Both can cause fatigue and aggravate most any other physical condition you may have. Treating stress and anxiety with massage therapy can help keep those feelings at bay and also keep their physical symptoms from getting worse.

The massage therapist at Campanella Chiropractic and Wellness are able customize a therapy routine that can help both the physical and mental conditions that may be plaguing you. Regardless of how long you may have been dealing with physical or mental pain or discomfort, the skilled and professional massage therapist at Campanella Chiropractic and Wellness are able to design a therapy schedule and style that will bring you all of the health and wellness benefits you are longing to experience.