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The Mayo Clinic reports the following:

Benefits of massage

Massage is generally considered part of integrative medicine. It's increasingly being offered along with standard treatment for a wide range of medical conditions and situations.

Massage benefits can include:

  • Reducing stress and increasing relaxation
  • Reducing pain and muscle soreness and tension
  • Improving circulation, energy and alertness
  • Lowering heart rate and blood pressure Improving immune function


While more research is needed to confirm the benefits of massage, some studies have found massage may also be helpful for:

  • Anxiety Insomnia related to stress
  • Digestive disorders Sports injuries
  • Fibromyalgia Myofascial pain syndrome                
  • Headaches             Temporomandibular joint pain
  • Low back pain Upper back and neck pain
  • Nerve pain Soft tissue strains or injuries 


Risks of massage

Most people can benefit from massage. However, massage may not be appropriate if you have:

  • Bleeding disorders or take blood-thinning medication
  • Burns or healing wounds Infections        Severe osteoporosis
  • Deep vein thrombosis Broken bones (fractures)
  • A very low platelet count (severe thrombocytopenia)


Prior to attending for massage, discuss if massage is appropriate for you with your doctor – particularly if you are pregnant, have a history of cancer or any other undiagnosed condition

The take-home message about massage

Brush aside any thoughts that massage is only a feel-good way to indulge or pamper yourself. To the contrary, massage can be a powerful tool to help you take charge of your health and well-being, whether you have a specific health condition or are just looking for another stress reliever.

Our appointments are typically 90, 60 or 30 minutes but our therapists can accommodate your specific needs.  Call us on 902 414 6022 to speak to one of our therapists if you have questions or to book an appointment.