Therapeutic Massage

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Therapeutic or Deep Tissue massage effectively addresses chronic muscle tension. A study found that deep tissue massage was as effective as common pain medications, leading to a 30% decrease in chronic low back pain after ten sessions (Source: Annals of Internal Medicine, 2011).

Targeting muscle and connective tissue tension, therapeutic massage contributes to enhanced posture.

The American Chiropractic Association highlights that maintaining good posture can increase energy levels and contribute to overall well-being.

Therapeutic massage induces the release of oxytocin and serotonin, effectively lowering stress hormones.

A study reports a significant average reduction of 31% in cortisol levels, a major stress hormone, following massage therapy (Source: Journal of Clinical Psychiatry, 2018).

Through focused pressure, deep tissue or therapeutic massage breaks down adhesions, resulting in improved flexibility. Research in the Journal of Bodywork and Movement Therapies indicates that deep tissue massage can enhance range of motion by up to 20%.

Deep tissue massage accelerates healing by promoting increased blood flow to injured areas. The American Massage Therapy Association suggests that massage can reduce recovery time by up to 50% for muscle injuries.

The firm strokes used in therapeutic massage enhances blood flow, facilitating better oxygen and nutrient delivery. The Journal of Alternative and Complementary Medicine reported a 14% increase in blood flow after a 45-minute deep tissue massage.

The Journal of Clinical Rheumatology notes a significant reduction in scar tissue thickness with therapeutic massage therapy, resulting in improved mobility and reduced pain.

The relaxation induced by therapeutic massage positively impacts sleep quality. A study from 2015 linked massage therapy to improved sleep patterns in adults with insomnia. (Source: Journal of Alternative and Complementary Medicine)

Research in the Journal of Environmental and Public Health (2019) suggests that massage therapy can increase lymph circulation by 70%, facilitating the elimination of toxins.

The release of endorphins during deep tissue massage contributes to an improved mood. A study in the Journal of Clinical Psychology found that therapeutic massage therapy was associated with a significant reduction in symptoms of anxiety and depression. (Source: Journal of Clinical Psychology, 2016)