There are many benefits to massage therapy, including it eases muscle pain, boosts the immune system, increases circulation, increases flexibility, improves sleep, reduces anxiety and depression, maintains muscle tone and promotes relaxation. The Touch Research Institute has documented findings that it also reduces stress hormones.


Massage Therapy Can:

  • Increase circulation of the blood, which serves to nourish, cleanse and maintain muscle function

  • Act as a mechanical cleanser, stimulating lymph circulation and hastening the elimination of waste and toxic debris

  • Improve muscle tone and helps prevent or delay muscular atrophy due to forced inactivity

  • Disperses the edema following injury to tendons and ligaments

  • Increase range of motion by enhancing the function of joints and muscles

  • Can compensate, in part for lack of exercise and muscle contraction for people who, because of injury, illness or age, are forced to remain inactive

  • Increase the number of red blood cells, especially in cases of anemia

  • Help to overcome harmful fatigue due to strenuous exercise or injury

  • Increase your sense of being

   The Touch Research Institute in Miami Florida has been conducting studies since 1992 on the positive effects of massage therapy       and have concluded that massage:

  1. Facilitates weight gain in preterm infants

  2. Enhances attentiveness

  3. Alleviates depressive symptoms

  4. Reduces pain

  5. Reduces stress hormones

  6. Improves immune function

  For more information on documented research on the benefits of massage therapy, visit the Touch Research Institute.