Massage During Winter Months
Elements Massage Arvada Oct 21, 2015
As the colder weather creeps in, our Colorado mornings and evenings have begun to be accompanied by a refreshing crispness. You may even have broken out a few layers in preparation for the season ahead. During winter months, it is important to take proper care of yourself in order to ensure your health and wellness. Adding on clothing layers to fight the cold is one method of keeping yourself prepared for the chilly weather but did you know that massage is a great tool to use when fighting against the aches and pains of winter?
The deep penetrating manipulation of muscle tissue and the application of pressure employed in a therapeutic massage is an excellent way to help relieve aches and pains brought on by the cold. Other benefits of a handcrafted massage include:
A massage can help get your blood moving to warm you up. My lending a hand to your circulatory system, massage helps stimulate blood flow and oxygenation of the blood so you feel more energized and refreshed.
The deep tissue work associated with massages enables your body to release and process toxins. This can help you feel reinvigorated and is a great way to reset your system.
Increases Hormone Production
Decreasing in the stress hormone, cortisol, massage also can boost your body’s production of feel-good hormones like dopamine and serotonin. These two hormones can help boost mood so you can fight off the winter blues.
Relief for Joints
The achy sensation so many feel during the cold months can be relentless and exhausting. As a way to address sore joints and bones, massage delivers attention to these areas for soothing relief.
This winter, set yourself up for a great season by scheduling your appointments with our team now!