Michael Burris

Massage therapy in the front range of Colorado

Benefits of Massage

massage therapy in longmontThe benefits of massage are varied and far-reaching.

Massage therapy addresses a variety of health conditions, the most prevalent being stress-related tension, followed by aches and pain, strains and sprains, sleep disorders, high blood pressure, low back pain, diabetes and injury, to name a few.  Physiological benefits can include:

  • Increases circulation — speeding and supporting the body’s ability to heal itself, promoting healthy tissue function
  • Increases relaxation
  • Stimulates the lymph system and improves immune function
  • Reduces chronic pain, tension and tension headaches
  • Relieves pain for migraine sufferers which can decrease the need for medication
  • Releases endorphins — the body’s natural painkiller
  • Increases joint mobility, flexibility and Range of Motion
  • Speeds muscle recovery; by increasing the body’s ability to eliminate waste from muscle tissue
  • Increases muscle function while decreasing the chance of injury
  • Decreases muscle fatigue and soreness
  • Reduces spasms and cramping
  • Decreases pain in injured and overused (or underused) muscles
  • Reduces post-surgery adhesions and edema (inflammation) reducing and realigning scar tissue
  • Improves body awareness
  • Improves posture, creating better movement

Get healthy today and schedule your appointment.