Massage and the scientific benefits

November 28, 2021

Studies have shown that massage is effective in treating a range of symptoms related to a variety of conditions.

Massage may be used to treat or prevent a range of physical and psychological conditions.  Massage is perhaps one of the oldest healing traditions. Many ancient people including the Greeks, Egyptians, Chinese and Indians were convinced of the therapeutic properties of massage and used it to treat a variety of aliments.

Massage is the practice of kneading or manipulating a person’s muscles and other soft tissue in order to improve their wellbeing or health. It is a form of manual therapy that includes holding, moving and applying pressure to the muscles, tendons, ligaments and fascia.

Research indicates that massage are effective in managing

  • Chronic low back pain
  • Muscles soreness
  • anxiety
  • stress
  • soft tissue injuries
  • high blood pressure
  • insomnia

Levels of stress hormones, such as adrenalin, cortisol and norepinephrine are also reduced. Studies indicate that high levels of stress hormones impair the immune system.

Surfcoast massage is qualified in the following treatments:

Surfcoast massage works with many different techniques and modalities depending on the person and the symptoms presenting themselves. Sometimes different techniques are used in the one treatment to get the best result.

Call Lisa at Surfcoast Massage to make and appointment and discuss the best treatment for you.