Do you treat yourself to regular massages? We think far too many people in San Jose view massage therapy a simply a luxury as opposed to a wellness plan. Those who understand the benefits of massage therapy are quick to admit they would rather spend the money on a massage than knick-knacks that clutter their home. And for good reason as there are vital reasons you should get a massage on a regular basis.
It is widely accepted that several types of diseases and the complications they bring with them are initiated by stress. It would then make complete sense to do what you can to relieve the stress you suffer. Massage therapy has been proven to increase levels of serotonin and dopamine while lowering cortisone levels, thus helping to relieve the stress you suffer on a daily basis.
The number one cause of disabilities in the United States is lower back pain. As we write this, an estimated 31 million Americans are suffering from lower back pain. If you are part of that figure, know that massage therapy can help alleviate that lower back pain.
Sitting at your desk all day long is killing you. Well, perhaps, but all that sitting you do at the office and in your car during those traffic-filled commutes is taking a toll on your back, neck and shoulders. You might notice that your shoulders are pulled forward and your back is stretched out and weak. Massage therapy is an excellent way to keep these postural deviations in check.
Posted on 03/23/2016 at 09:30 PM