Benefits of Massage Therapy

Benefits of Massage Therapy

Recent studies confirm what athletes and everyday people alike have been claiming for years. That Massage therapy has a range of not only feel good benefits, but can actually improve one’s athletic performance and promote wellness. There are thousands of licensed massage therapists often referred to as LMT’s practicing in the country today. Each goes […]

Massage: Thai vs. Swedish

Massage: Thai vs. Swedish

Research evidence suggests that despite large differences in their fundamental principles, Thai and Swedish massages produce nearly identical health benefits. With only a single treatment, both massage styles reduce the heart rate, increase range of motion, and offer prolonged mood improvement and anxiety reduction. Swedish massages, or “classic massages” as they are called in Europe, […]

Massage for Runners Not That True

Massage for Runners Not That True

Massage can bring relief and relaxation for both recreational and competitive runners; however, recent claims that it can reduce inflammation and soreness and form new proteins through gene expression are not that true. Proponents of such claims cite their references from a few studies that showed benefits of massage therapy to reduce inflammation and soreness. […]