The Benefits of Massage
Physical benefits of massage include:
Decreased muscle stiffness.
Decreased joint inflammation.
Better quality of sleep.
Quicker recovery between workouts.
Less pain and soreness.
Strengthened immune response.
Sports Massage Specific
Pairing massage with exercise is the most effective way to increase muscular ROM
With an increase of blood flow and the benefits of stretching massage will improve your muscular recovery
Stress Reduction Benefits
Massage is an effective way to manage stress and promote relaxation. When the body is under stress, it releases stress hormones such as cortisol, which can lead to a range of negative physical and emotional symptoms. Massage therapy can help reduce the production of stress hormones and increase the production of endorphins, which are the body's natural "feel-good" chemicals. Massage can also decrease muscle tension, lower blood pressure, and improve circulation, all of which can contribute to a sense of calm and relaxation. Additionally, the simple act of taking time to focus on self-care and relaxation can help individuals manage stress and improve their overall well-being.