Massage is an excellent method for improving overall health and musculoskeletal health. Massage has a number of beneficial effects on the body and the mind. Some of these include removal of toxins that can build up in the muscles of the body, increased circulation, and increased flexibility in not only the muscles, but also the connective tissues within the body.
Massage also can help with muscle spasms as well as soft tissue injuries. Increasing the movement and reducing the overall recovery time by helping the body in the healing process. In addition, consistent massage has been known to increase balance.
Massage has proven to assist in the healing of a large number of conditions including back pain, surgery recovery, headaches, neck and shoulder pain, tendonitis, eating and sleep disorders as well as high blood pressure and diabetes among others.