Most people consider massages to be luxurious, pampering indulgences that are only routinely available to the rich and leisured. However, with healthcare programs increasingly adding wellness and therapeutic massage treatments to their benefits packages, it’s clear that the medical benefits of massage therapy are slowly gaining wider acceptance. But aside from the rejuvenating feeling and tension relief that comes with a good massage session, there are a few little-publicized perks of regular massage treatments that may change your life for the better.
#1 – Increased Energy
Wellness massages are designed to reduce stress, improve mood, and relax muscles, but regularly scheduled massage therapy sessions can actually improve your day-to-day energy level and vitality. It’s that simple.
#2 – Better Quality of Sleep
Massage treatments reduce stress by decreasing cortisol levels and increasing serotonin and dopamine levels, but as an added side effect, these can lead to better, more fulfilling sleep on a regular basis.
#3 – Boost in Self-Esteem and Mental Wellness
The perfect treatment for people dealing with Seasonal Affective Disorder, depression, or anxiety, therapeutic massage treatment has been proven to boost mood and improve emotional wellness throughout even the darkest periods of the year. Furthermore, patients suffering from various health conditions including HIV and breast cancer have reported positive results in reducing stress, anxiety, and depression within 12 weeks of regular massage treatments.
If you’re tired of the same old dreary day-to-day feeling and want to make a positive change for your body and your spirit, contact 5focus and our experienced wellness massage practitioners to schedule an appointment. For a limited time only, our neighbors living or working in either 98109 or 98119 can qualify for a reduced massage rate of just $65! Click here for more information or use the contact form to get more details!
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