Category: Anxiey

Jan 12

Massage and Yoga Beneficial for Pregnant Women in Reducing Depression

Massage therapy for pregnancy and labor is not new. Many cultures throughout the world have traditionally incorporated massage into the birthing process. Benefits of Pregnancy Massage Therapy:  Decreases depression Alleviates anxiety Lowers leg and back pain Cortisol (stress hormone) levels decrease so excessive fetal activity also decreases Lowers rate of prematurity and low birth weight Decreases …

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Feb 24

Fibromyalgia Symptoms Improve After Myofascial Release Massage

Myofascial Release Massage is a safe, gentle, hands-on technique of stretching that treats the myofascial tissue system (tough membranes that wrap, connect and support your muscles) which can become restricted because of overuse, inactivity, trauma, or infection, often resulting in pain and muscle tension. The myofascial generally acts as a shock absorber creating tissue spaces …

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Jan 08

The Benefits of Therapeutic Massage for Improving Sleep

Therapeutic massage incorporates a variety of advanced modalities that enhance the body’s natural restorative functioning. Light to firm touch is used to release tension, relax muscles, increase blood and lymph circulation, and impart a sense of  calm.     Therapeutic massage can be used as a collaborative, supportive addition to conventional medical treatment of illness …

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Jul 30

Back Massage Gets Rid of Anxiety and Reduces Blood Pressure

Back massage means only the back is worked on and is one of the most popular and beneficial of all of the massages. This technique appeals to people who just do not have the time for a full body massage. The treatment is designed to relax and ease tension in the back where muscle problems …

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Jun 11

Aromatherapy Massage Reduces Anxiety and Boosts the Immune System

Aromatherapy massage combines the physical and emotional effects of gentle massage with the psychotherapeutic properties of essential oils. It stimulates the body’s lymphatic and circulatory systems and improves the supply of nutrients to the body tissues and aids in the elimination of toxins. The purpose of an aromatherapy massage is not so much to physically …

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