Massage is one of the many complimentary therapies available nowadays providing outstanding long term and short term benefits to you as a person.  Whether you are looking to reduce stress levels, improve sleep quality, loosen stiff joints or relieve muscle tension as a bonus there will naturally be other areas improved upon when visiting Innova therapies that you didn't even know needed improvement.

 

Below is a short list of the physiological and psychological benefits of massage therapy.  However the list is endless and new benefits are being discovered every day by massage therapists as they meet new clients. 

 

 

Physiological Benefits

 

Reduces localised pain particularly in joints and muscles

 

Encourages better circulation

 

Encourages deeper and more efficient breathing 

 

Relieves muscle fatigue

 

Relieves tired and stiff joints

 

Promotes relaxation

 

Sedates or stimulates the nerves (depending on the type of massage)

 

encourages sleep

 

boosts immunity

 

Balances the digestive system (improving IBS)

 

improves skin colour and tone

 

improves muscle suppleness

 

lowers high blood pressure

 

 

 

 

 

 

Psychological Benefits

 

Relaxes the body therefore reducing tension and the effects of stress

 

relaxes the mind and reduces anxiety.

 

soothes and comforts

 

lifts emotions and increases positive feelings

 

increases energy by inviorating all of the bodies systems and reducing fatigue.

 

improves self esteem

 

Improves overall relaxation by removing stress, tension and anxiety which put extra strain on all of the bodies systems.