Benefits of Massage

According to the American Massage Therapy Association(ATMA)Consumer Survey72% of individuals surveyed claimed their primary reasons for getting a massage was (43%)medical, and (29%)stress. A growing body of research supports the health benfits of massage therapy for conditions such as stress, fibermyalgia, low-back pain and many, many more. Find out for yourself how you can benefit from adding massage therapy into your health and wellness routine.
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Specialized Techniques

At Relax Works we listen carefully to your wants and needs and carefully determine the appropiate style of massage that you are seeking. During the massage we also listen to you and your body as you engage in customized therapy that is right for you, after all it is your body and it is your vehicle and primary mode of living quarters. Why not make the best of it and allow yourself some personal time and care for wellness?

Massage is beneficial for everyone from infants to hospice and all in between. For the atheltes, the hard workers, and the pressures of the daily grind. Massage is beneficial to all, even pets, but that is for another time...

Massage is not just on the physical level it has many mental relief qualities as well. "Massage Therapy can improve a persons emotional health by reducing stress and stres hormones; by increasing serotonin and therefor reducing depression an dpain; and by enhancing immune function and therefore reducing bacerial and viral illness" explains Tiffany Field, PhD, director of the Touch Research Insitute at the University of Miami School of Medicine in Miami, FL.

Emotional benefits of Massage

Theraputic Massage
Relief from stress and depression
Besides stress relief other negative emotions are relieved.
Relief from anger and anxiety
Releif from negative mood states

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