There are a variety of reasons as to why people seek massage therapy. Massage therapy helps improve circulation, relieve back tension and pain, increase flexibility, and helps clear away lactic acid build up in muscles.
Many people seek out massage therapy for relaxation and a variety of health benefits. Some of those benefits include:
- Back pain relief
- Arthritis and tendentious relief
- Stress relief
- Muscle spasms, strains, and sprains
- Circulatory and respiratory conditions
- And much more
Massage therapy has been shown to increase the immune system and lower the levels of the stress hormone, cortisol, which has also been linked to weight gain. A typical massage therapy session lasts from 40 to 90 minutes.