One of the most common
benefits of massage is
reduced stress due to the euphoric feelings achieved.
However, Massage has many more benefits.
For example, muscles can develop trigger points or knots
that can inhibit the body from functioning pain free. A trained
hand can manipulate muscle with stretching and kneading motions,
helping to loosen up the inhibited areas substantially.
Massage is also excellent for
in the body. Massage encourages venous blood flow
(the flow of blood back to the heart) which is
excellent given most peoples sedentary lifestyles. Massage
moves lymphatic fluid as well which carries waste from the
blood. Massage can even help to move waste through the