WHAT ARE THE BENEFITS OF MASSAGE THERAPY
Whether you need a moment of relaxation or release muscle tension, therapeutic massage treatments can enhance your own sense of emotional and physical well being as well as improve your quality of life.
The Benefits Are:
Mental Benefits of Massage Therapy
HOW WILL A MASSAGE THERAPY SESSION FEEL?
Massage techniques on healthy tissue usually feel very good and relaxing. The normal response is to slow down, breathe deeply and relax. Working in an area of injury or chronic pain may at first cause some discomfort, which usually lessens in the first few minutes. I am trained in a multitude of techniques which will work to minimize discomfort in those tight muscles and leave you feeling relaxed. I will work carefully within what feels right to you.
WHAT SHOULD I EXPECT AFTERWARDS?
Massage therapy can be profoundly relaxing, affecting all your body’s systems. Give yourself a moment to re-orient before slowly getting up from the massage table. After a session, most people feel very relaxed and stress free. Many experience freedom from aches and pains that have built up over months of tension or repetitive activity.
After an initial period of feeling slowed down, people often experience an increase in energy, heightened awareness and greater productivity which can last for several days. Since toxins are released from your tissue during a massage, it is recommended that you drink plenty of water following your massage.
Following a deep tissue massage, it is possible to have some soreness for 24-48 hours, similar to the sensation experienced after a good workout. This is a normal response.
You will likely feel subtle shifts occurring over the following days as well. Some examples are: