Massage is often seen as a therapy for relaxation but it can be much more helpful than that. Many tensions and issues can be relieved through Massage.
Postural stress is a very common issue as much work today requires people to sit at a desk or be in an unhelpful repetitive posture. Regular massage can help ease areas of tension and improve circulation. Tension Headaches/ Migraines, Insomnia, muscle pain/ tension and anxiety can also be helped significantly through massage.
Regular massage can help the body maintain a relaxed state and help muscles stay loose even during times of physical and emotional stress.
A 2011 study published in the Annals of Internal Medicine found that massage therapy is as effective as other methods of treatment for chronic back pain.