Massage Away Your Holiday Woes

Male Massage Orlando Holidays wishesThe holidays are stressful for everyone. Travel, battling crowds to get gifts, and seeing family members can get anyone’s blood pressure up. However, this time of year is also cold and flu season. If you fail to take care of yourself, it’s more likely that you’ll fall ill during the holidays and nobody wants that to happen. Thankfully, there are ways to reduce your stress level in light of the holiday season. One of those ways is through massage.

Massage can offer a wide variety of benefits to mind and body. It of course will relax your muscles and relieve any pain or tension you have but it can also help to calm stress and leave you feeling better overall.

Let’s start with first thing’s first. Getting a regular massage can help to relieve pain. When you’re stressed out, you tend to be more tense. This tension can lead to sore muscles, especially at the neck, shoulders, and lower back. Going in for a session around the holidays can help you to feel better very quickly, allowing you to fully engage in holiday festivities and responsibilities.

Along with stress comes some other unpleasant symptoms like high blood pressure and high heart rate. You having a session around the holidays can help to reduce these symptoms, leaving you feeling more calm and relaxed.

Since the holidays are often ripe with illness, getting a massage can actually improve your immune system as well. Reducing stress has been shown to improve health overall, which is reason enough to schedule an appointment to fend off Christmas-time cold or flu offenders.

If you’re anxiety ridden about the holidays, schedule an appointment. When you walk out of the spa feeling more relaxed, it’ll be more than worth it. The holidays are stressful for everyone but that doesn’t mean you have to suffer through it without any assistance. The pressure on your muscles can relieve tension and can reduce your anxiety level considerably. All of that reduction of anxiety means you’ll be more present in the moment for the holidays and less short-tempered with your family. They only see you once a year, so it’s a good idea to be at your best.

Though it may seem like a luxury, getting a massage around the holidays could be the best gift you give yourself and your family. You deserve to feel your best and this is an easy way to accomplish that.

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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