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:
While more research is needed to confirm the benefits of massage, some studies have found massage may also be helpful for:
Risks of massage
Most people can benefit from massage. However, massage may not be appropriate if you have:
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.