Massage has been practiced for thousands of years and has been proven to promote health and wellness. This is especially true when practiced on a regular basis. A massage provides therapeutic relief to people of all ages and walks of life. From the competitive athlete, to the stay at home mom, to the over-stressed business person – everybody can benefit from a relaxing massage. It is a drug-free, non-invasive and humanistic approach to wellness based on the body’s natural ability to heal itself.
For most people, finding a reason to treat yourself to a massage may be simple, however finding the time to schedule one is often the challenge. We may have busy schedules, but taking time for your health and self-care is extremely important. When it comes to getting a massage, embracing this therapy could help to make everything you do less stressful and less painful, allowing you to be more productive and efficient the rest of your day!
July 15th– 21stis “Everybody Deserves a Massage Week,” and that means it's time to treat yourself to a much-needed massage! Here are a few ways a massage can benefit you…
Alleviate low-back pain and improve range of motion.
Assist with shorter, easier labor for expectant mothers and shorten maternity hospital stays.
Ease medication dependence.
Enhance immunity by stimulating lymph flow—the body's natural defense system.
Exercise and stretch weak, tight, or atrophied muscles.
Help athletes of any level prepare for, and recover from, strenuous workouts.
Improve the condition of the body's largest organ—the skin.
Increase joint flexibility.
Lessen depression and anxiety.
Promote tissue regeneration, reducing scar tissue and stretch marks.
Pump oxygen and nutrients into tissues and vital organs, improving circulation.
Reduce postsurgery adhesions and swelling.
Reduce spasms and cramping.
Relax and soften injured, tired, and overused muscles.
Release endorphins—amino acids that work as the body's natural painkiller.
Relieve migraine pain.
Here at Sand Hills Community Wellness Center, we have two certified massage therapists that can give you the ultimate massage experience. Please be sure to visit our website to learn more about Daria, Amy and Gabriele's schedule your appointment just in time for Everybody Deserves a Massage Week! http://sandhillswellness.wixsite.com/sandhillswellness/massage-therapy
In addition to massage therapy, we offer a wide variety of services centered around health and wellness. Be sure to check out our yoga classes, reiki sessions, family constellations workshops, Suppers Program and more!