The Benefits of Male Massage

Anybody that’s ever been stressed out or had sore muscles has considered getting a massage at some point. However, you may not know that male massage is actually very important for men and can provide a whole host of additional benefits you may not even be aware of.

Undergoing massage on a regular basis can act as a supplement treatment for a variety of conditions. If you suffer from depression or anxiety, it can calm your body and mind, help you relax, and ease the stresses of the day. It’s also helpful in treating physical ailments like back pain, fatigue, or even asthma. What’s really interesting though is that repeated treatments using massage that provides the most benefits.

Even light touch therapy is helpful. Swedish massage has been shown to create significant changes in immune responses even after just one session. Of course, repeated sessions are even more helpful in eliminating various conditions and improving your overall health.

While it’s known that male massage can help men feel better and improve the quality of their lives, the frequency required for the best effects hasn’t always been so clear. While this still hasn’t been studied extensively, there is a growing body of evidence that the more sessions of massage you receive, the better off you will be. This is especially true when the immune and neuroendorcrine systems are evaluated.

The exact number of sessions required isn’t yet clear. More studies are needed to pinpoint the right number of massage treatments for specific conditions. Of course, it shouldn’t be used as a treatment on its own. It needs to be utilized as a supplement to whatever course of treatment you’re currently pursuing, whether that’s medications, dietary changes, or what have you.

It would be in your best interest to discuss all of your options with your physician. He or she can guide you in the right direction in terms of how massage can be incorporated into your treatment plan. You may need to see a chiropractor for additional advice. At the end of the day, this is about what makes you feel better. If going to get a basic male massage each week makes you feel better, then it’s likely a worthwhile investment. Feeling good should be your top priority in life, and if spending a little bit on massages will help you achieve that, go for it. You’ll be glad you did.

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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