Visit Healing Heart Massage Therapy for videos, body sense magazine, and client intake forms.
Rebecca is an experienced massage therapist with experience in the spa industry and in a clinical massage setting and she performs various therapeutic and relaxing modalities to help serve a variety of human conditions.
Massage benefits everyone. It’s not just a luxury and should be treated as an important part of self care and preventative maintenance.
Some of the many benefits of massage include:
•Alleviate low-back pain and improve range of motion.
•Assist with shorter, easier labor for expectant mothers and shorten maternity hospital stays.
•Ease medication dependence.
•Enhance immunity by stimulating lymph flow—the body’s natural defense system.
•Exercise and stretch weak, tight, or atrophied muscles.
•Help athletes of any level prepare for, and recover from, strenuous workouts.
•Improve the condition of the skin – the body’s largest organ.
•Increase joint flexibility.
•Lessen depression and anxiety.
•Promote tissue regeneration, reducing scar tissue and stretch marks.
•Pump oxygen and nutrients into tissues and vital organs, improving circulation.
•Reduce postsurgery adhesions and swelling.
•Reduce spasms and cramping.
•Relax and soften injured, tired, and overused muscles.
•Release endorphins—amino acids that work as the body’s natural painkiller.
•Relieve migraine pain.
Studies have shown that around 90% of disease is stress related. It is thought that nothing ages us faster, internally and externally, than high stress. While eliminating anxiety and pressure altogether in this fast-paced world may be idealistic, massage can, without a doubt, help manage stress. This translates into:
•Enhanced sleep quality.