Massage is a wonderful relaxation treatment but it also provides countless health benefits. Massage IS Therapy. It can ease pain and tension from stiff muscles, help eliminate toxins from the body, increase circulation and lower blood pressure.
The benefits of massage for seniors and the elderly also include stress relief, better sleep, reduced anxiety and improved balance. Massage can also help to ease symptoms of depression, temper effects of dementia, lower joint replacement pain and reduce pain of osteoarthritis.
Regular massage is a good immune system booster. Research has shown that it can have a protective effect on the body for as long as a week following treatment. It can help reduce chemotherapy-related nausea and improve quality of life in hospice care.
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