Massage Therapy & Mental Health

Research suggests that symptoms of stress, anxiety and depression may be positively affected with massage therapy. Studies shows massage may help: Reduce trait anxiety and depression with a course of care providing benefits similar in magnitude to those of psychotherapy. Increase neurotransmitters associated with lowering anxiety and decrease hormones associated with increasing anxiety. Significantly decrease heart rate, … Continue reading Massage Therapy & Mental Health

Celebrate Massage Therapy Week

Treat yourself during the AMTA's 20th celebration of Massage Therapy Week, October 23-29.  This week is designed to raise public awareness of the benefits of therapeutic massage and encourage Americans to seek massage therapy for stress relief, pain management and general health.

What Does Reflexology Do?

Reflexology is primarily used for relaxing tension.  Physicians agree that over 75% of our health problems can be linked to nervous stress and tension.  Reflexology improves nerve and blood supply, and helps to balance the body.