I went in with a very stiff neck and by the time my massage was over, I regained all range of motion in my neck. Before the massage, Peggy took the time to sit and talk to find out what I needed. The massage itself was amazing — pure relaxation. From the serenity of the studio, to Peggy’s expert touch, everything was perfect!” ~Lori M.

New to massage?

The brief video below from Associated Bodywork & Massage Professionals (ABMP) explains what to expect from your first massage therapy appointment. Still have questions? Review our Common Questions page or email me.

Many people think of massage as a luxury indulgence. While it is a special treat for the body, massage has many practical benefits, including pain relief, mental clarity, and improved digestion. Check out the lists below for more benefits.

Benefits of Massage

Physical Benefits of Massage Therapy
Flexibility

  • Pain Relief
  • Balances the nervous system; relieves stress and aids in relaxation
  • Decreases muscle tension & stiffness; daily activities are once again enjoyable when movements are eased
  • Promotes faster healing of strained muscles and sprained ligaments
  • Provides greater joint flexibility and range of motion, allowing you to do more of the things you enjoy.
  • Enhances athletic performance
  • Speeds healing after injury or surgery by stimulating the producton of white blood cells; reduces pain & swelling; lessens formation of excessive scar tissue
  • Promotes deeper and easier breathing; overall wellness and revitalization is enhanced when your body tissues receive adequate oxygen.
  • Improves circulation of blood and lymph fluids; strengthens the immune system
  • Enhances the health and nourishent of skin; a glowing complexion is revealed
  • Improves posture; proper distribution of weight on your joints will refine each and every movement and position required of you in your day.
  • Enhances the digestion and elimination process
  • Helps you become more aware of where you hold tension so that you may learn to relax those areas more
Mental Benefits of Massage Therapy
Joy

  • Cultivates a relaxed state of mental alertness
  • Relieves mental stress; enhances your ability for calm thinking and creativity
  • Encourages your awareness and appreciation for the mind-body connection
  • Improves your ability to monitor stress signals as they arise and respond appropriately
Emotional benefits of Massage Therapy
  • Lessen anxiety
  • Alleviate depression
  • Revitalize your busy mind
  • Find a welcome respite from the hectic pace of our society
  • Improve your overall sense of well being
  • Empower yourself by receiving education, resources and self-care tips from your massage therapist
Some conditions generally relieved by massage
  • Stress and tension
  • Shoulder, neck, and back pain
  • Pain from chronic conditions, such as arthritis, neuritis, or sciatica
  • Headaches
  • Muscles which are tired and sore from over exertion
  • Insomnia
  • Mental and physical fatigue
  • Stiff, painful muscles and joints
  • Digestion and elimination issues
  • Muscle spasms
  • Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)

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