Massage can help to reduce emotional and physical stress and can be a key component in a stress reduction program. Massage therapy also increases oxygen flow in the blood and helps the body release toxins. It shortens recovery time from muscular strain by flushing metabolic waste from the tissue.
Swedish massage helps to increase circulation and stretches ligaments and tendons keeping them supple and pliable. Massage also stimulates the skin and calms the nervous system (read more...).