The Benefits of Massage Therapy

Although the range of benefits of massage therapy is not yet fully understood by the scientific community, it’s generally believed that massage can provide some, if not all, of the following beneficial effects:

  • Alleviate pain, from head to toe
  • Reduce stress
  • Ease sleep
  • Reduce blood pressure
  • Assist with pregnant women’s labor
  • Reduce cramping
  • Help athletes recover from strenuous activity
  • Release the body’s endorphins
  • Improve skin complexion
  • Help with depression
  • Increase the body’s immunity
  • Improve circulation
  • Increase energy

Massage therapists should get to know all of the potential benefits of their service in order to build their customer base and communicate to clients why therapeutic massage is such a great option. Becoming trained and certified can go a long way to understanding all of the benefits of massage therapy.