KNEADING  MORE  THERAPEUTIC  TOUCH

 

Theresa A. Sawyer, L.M.T., M.M.P.

Licensed Massage Therapist

Medical Massage Practitioner

 

About Therapeutic Massage 

 

Therapeutic Massage is an excellent way to decrease stress as it manifests itself in our bodies with tight neck, shoulder and back muscles.  It is not only a means of relaxing and "pampering" yourself, but a viable means of preventing and

alleviating pain and discomfort.  Receiving regular therapeutic massages helps work out chronic muscular tension. 

 

Massage melts away a certain amount of tension in each session, and if received regularly, keeps tension from building up again.  People who don't receive regular massages and neglect their bodies are more prone to poorer health.

 

Receiving regular therapeutic massages helps the body stay more relaxed and

pain-free, while also addressing the occasional problem areas that we all experience.  With its marvelous abilities to relieve pain and tension, speed healing and increase energy and vitality, massage can be a lifetime ally in maintaining your ongoing

good health and wellness. 

 

 

Benefits of Massage 

 

The therapeutic effects of massage are recognized by personal and clinical experiences, and supported by scientific research.  Therapeutic massage is a gentle therapy that calms the nervous system and increases circulation, creating a cascade of benefits.

 

These benefits include:

 

�       General relaxation

�       Improved circulation

�       Slower heart rate

�       Deeper breathing

�       Lowers blood pressure

�       Increases joint mobility

�       Muscle relaxation

�       Increases energy

�       Alleviation of certain kinds of muscular pain

�          Improvement in cellular nutrition

�       Reduction of anxiety and stress

�       Better internal circulation and digestion