DID YOU KNOW?
Wendy McGrath Jun 12, 2013
Did you know?
There are approximately 5 million touch receptors in our skin? 3,000 in a finger tip.
Healthy touch of any kind can reduce the heart rate and lower blood pressure?
Julius Caesar used massage to help his epilepsy?
In 1996, massage therapy and bodywork was officially offered for the first time as a core medical service in the Summer Olympics in Atlanta?
Specialized massage improves the flow of lymph through the body, relieving aches, pains, and flu-like symptoms?
Touch and massage stimulates the release of endorphins, the body’s natural pain killers?
Bob Hope had daily massage as part of his health regimen and he lived to be 100!
Massage may be the oldest form of medical care? Egyptian tomb paintings show people being massaged.