Massage May Improve Health and Well-Being

Much of the time people associate getting a massage with the luxuries in life. However, this isn’t necessarily the case. In fact, getting regular massages can address a variety of physical and psychological complaints that when repaired, improve your overall health and leave you feeling better.

Orlando MassageAn Orlando massage can, of course, increase your relaxation and reduce stress. By relaxing, your heart rate slows, and you experience reduced blood pressure and respiration. All of these factors make you feel calmer and reduce the effects of everyday pressures.

But Orlando massage can also increase flexibility, reduce joint pain, and increase your range of motion. These benefits are great for athletes, but they’re also helpful to people in their everyday lives.

Getting an Orlando massage can also increase circulation, which means more oxygen is moved through your body to remove toxins and reduce inflammation. Issues like arthritis and edema can be treated with massage as well. Many pain issues that are caused by tension can also be relieved like sciatica, tension headaches, carpal tunnel, back pain, whiplash, varicose veins, and scoliosis.

Chronic conditions may be treated or managed as well like diabetes and heart disease. How is this possible? The stress reduction elements of massage that slow the heart rate are kind to your heart and reduce the risk of heart attack when combined with regular treatment methods. Let’s face it: anything that reduces your stress level in life is a good thing.

People with psychological issues can also enjoy the benefits of an Orlando massage. Not only will you see your stress level go down, but you’ll also experience reduced anxiety and depression, reduced anger problems, increased energy, and reduced cases of insomnia and other sleep problems.

So, we know that massage can reduce pain and the symptoms of a variety of ailments. We also know that it can cut back on stress and anxiety-related issues. Generally, massages make you feel better both physically and emotionally. So instead of wondering why people should get them, shouldn’t you be wondering why people shouldn’t get massages?

And the answer to this question is really simple: there are no reasons. Massage is universally beneficial to people of all ages with all kinds of conditions. Its benefits are indisputable. So instead of looking for reasons to avoid it, embrace massage as a part of your life. Your body and mind will thank you in the end.


About Doug Powell

Doug Powell, LMT, is a licensed massage therapist in the state of Florida offering Swedish, deep tissue, sports and therapeutic massage therapy. He is a graduate of the Orlando Institute of Massage Therapy where he finished his studies at the top of his class. He has practiced professional massage therapy in Orlando since 1996 and is a member of the Massage Network and International Massage Association. If you suffer from chronic muscle tension, pain or persistent stress, discover how my professional services can help you! Get Well and Stay Well My goal as a natural health care practitioner is to encourage the body and mind to regain and maintain their normal function. Indeed, when you create health, dis-ease disappears. As you help the body regain it’s normal function, many health problems resolve naturally. Some of the conditions I have successfully worked with include: low back pain joint pain neck and shoulder pain chronic low energy/weakness stress overload Is This Work Right for You? People come to me for a variety of reasons. For many, a weekly massage serves as an antidote to stress or as a recuperative phase of their fitness program. Others are looking for help with chronic pain or injuries. The services I offer are tailored to meet your needs whether you are ill, in tip-top shape, or somewhere in between. The goal is to increase your wellness: your vitality, your ease of movement, the function of your body, and your peace of mind.
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