Massage Therapy for Pain Relief and More

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Massage Therapy for Pain Relief and More


Consider recent clinical research on the efficacy of massage for pain relief. Massage therapy

l is more effective for chronic back pain than other complementary therapies.

l promotes relaxation and alleviates the perception of pain and anxiety in cancer patients.

l reduces post-traumatic headaches better than cold pack treatments.

l as part of hospital-based surgery treatment, reduces pain and muscle spasms in patients who have undergone heart bypass surgery.

l stimulates the brain to produce endorphins.

l reduces levels of the stress hormone cortisol while simultaneously boosting serotonin and dopamine. This can alleviate stress, anxiety and depression.

l slows heart rate, reduces blood pressure and blocks the nervous system's pain receptors.

l increases deep-sleep delta waves.

l stimulates brain-wave activity that’s linked to improved alertness and attention.

l boosts immunity by suppressing cortisol (which is known to compromise your immune system).

l can reduce PMS symptoms.

I too have chronic back pain and I have tried PT, going to a chiropractor, medication (which I am not a big fan of), and many massage therapist.  I do agree that finding the right massage therapist can eliminate or reduce your pain.  I tried many before I found a massage therapist who would completely eliminate my pain.  If you need a GREAT massage therapist in Safety Harbor Florida I would HIGHLY recommend I Knead A Massage by Georgia.  I would be more than happy to share her information.....just call, text, or email me.