Feeling Good with Massage Therapy

At some point of your life, you’re bound to get a massage.

That is, if you haven’t already.

Massage therapy has a lot of benefits, really amazing ‘feel-good’ benefits. For starters, it makes you feel good. It helps make your muscles feel good and if you weren’t feeling good before your massage, you’ll surely feel good right after.

Lots of ‘good’ in there right?

Well, it’s true.

Massage might not be thought of as a science, but it is. There is a science behind all of that touching, feeling, pressure and kneading. This is why its effective.

Massage can be traced back thousands of years ago. And the main reason its stayed alive for that long is simply because it’s effective. It’s also pretty efficient and affordable too.

There are a lot of other things you should know about massages. Here are a few for you to find out, and even share with your friends the next time you book a group massage appointment.

  1. The most popular massage is Swedish Massage!
  2. In America, more than 25% of individuals have had a massage in the last year.
  3. Massage therapy can be traced back as far as 3000 BC.
  4. Massage is widely mentioned throughout Chinese, Japanese and Indian texts.
  5. In a statistical study, around 19% of adult Americans reported to have discussed massage therapy with their medical practitioners and healthcare providers.
  6. Around 63% of massage therapists gain clients via doctor referrals.
  7. Babies can sleep better when massaged and not rocked.
  8. When massaged regularly, young children with rheumatoid arthritis, asthma, and autism can experience less pain, less anxiety, and less inattentiveness.

Massage Therapy is simply amazing.

In case you needed more justification as to why you should book a monthly appointment with your neighbourhood massage therapist, hopefully these fun facts will be all you need.