Massage has many positive effects for the both the mind and body. Whether you are coming for one hour or if you plan on making Lake Country Massage Therapy part of your ongoing wellness program we are confident that you will walk out feeling refreshed and invigorated. Some of the most prominent benefits of massage are below.

Good for the Body

  • Regular massage has been proven to help with chronic conditions, including lower back pain, arthritis, insomnia, fibromyalgia and more;
  • Relief of muscle tension and stiffness, which can prevent injury;
  • Reduced pain and swelling of strained muscles;
  • Relaxes and softens injured and overused muscles;
  • Increases joint flexibility and range of motion;
  • Reduces blood pressure;
  • Improves the function of the liver.
  • Improves blood circulation, allowing the body to pump more oxygen and nutrients into tissues and vital organs;
  • Improves posture as well as muscle tone and flexibility;
  • Improves circulation by pumping oxygen and nutrients into tissues and vital organs;
  • Enhances the body immune system;
  • Reduces muscular tension that leads to structural imbalance;
  • Increases the flow of nutrients to the bones;
  • Relieves muscular tension and increases flexibility and strength of joints;
  • Increases the supply of blood and nutrients to the muscle tissue;
  • Eliminates waste such as uric and lactic acid from muscles;
  • Restores tone to flaccid muscles;
  • Eliminates/prevents adhesions from injuries or surgeries;
  • Increases circulation and flow of nutrients to every cell in the body;
  • Eases the strain of the heart by assisting the venous return

Good for the Mind

  • Reduces anxiety;
  • Increases awareness of the mind-body connection;
  • Reduces feelings of depression;
  • Releases the body’s natural pain killer;
  • Increases your alertness and mental acuity;
  • Stimulates feelings of well-being;
  • Provides deep relaxation which allows the body’s own healing mechanisms to function properly.