Some of these benefits maybe everyday aches and pains that you might already massage is good for, others are interesting benefits people are receiving that you wouldn’t have thought of.

Benefits of Sports Massage

As an athlete, you can derive significant health and performance benefits from receiving regular sports massage therapy. Sports massage therapy is a form of massage therapy that helps athletes recover from or avoid sports-related injuries, and typically utilizes more vigorous forms of massage to facilitate muscle healing or relaxation. Sports massage therapy should be performed before…

Down Syndrome – Benefits of Massage

Children with Down Syndrome improved in motor function and muscle tone following massage therapy. Twenty-one moderate to high functioning young children with Down syndrome receiving early intervention (physical therapy, occupational therapy and speech therapy) were randomly assigned to also receive two 30-min massage therapy or reading sessions (control group) per week for two months. On…