Nov 10, 2010
Elements therapeutic massage, Issaquah, subscribes to the point of view that regular, on-going massage is not an indulgence. It is a sensible, non-invasive and affordable way to improve physical, emotional and mental health.
Research shows that massage rejuvinates and heals our bodies and minds. It can help :
Bolster the immune system : Some studies show that massge stimulates an increase in the number of cells in the body that help protect us against illness and disease.
Relieve pain : Massage stimulates the release of endorphines, the body's natural painkillers, to alleviate the soreness, aches and pains associated with everything from arthritis to general joint and muscle pain.
Improve circulation : The rubbing and kneading actions of massage can increase blood flow throughout the body, and can reduce one's heart rate, lower blood pressure and relax muscles.
Rehabilitation : Massage can reduce swelling, relieve muscle aches and stiffness, and improve range of motion.
Reduce stress : Not only does massage feel good but it also relaxes your body and mind, fostering reduced anxiety and a general sense of well-being.