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You may or may not be an athlete, but you have most likely experienced pain one way or another that has built up from your workplace. Something as simple as typing has the ability to cause you major pain and result in ailments such as carpal tunnel syndrome. Simply sitting in one position for hours on end may be the culprit to you lower back pain. All of these ailments, and many more can be addressed with therapeutic massage.

Therapeutic Massage is the application of massage techniques intended to heal muscle tissue. The techniques can be numerous, all with the intent to increase the body’s own healing properties. It does this by stimulating the blood flow to the area and releasing the tension that is held in the muscle itself.

This type of massage is used best to relieve chronic issues associated with repetitive stress injuries often occurring in the work place. It can also be used to relieve a stiff neck, frozen shoulder, sciatic pain as well as general aches and pains.

Some of the benefits of therapeutic massage include, but are not limited to:

  • increased circulation and flexibility
  • enhanced sleep quality
  • greater energy
  • improved concentration
  • reduced fatigue and stress
  • decreased anxiety
  • enhanced immunity
  • improved body function
  • relieves tension related to headaches
  • reduces heart rate