History & Benefits

A Brief History of Massage

Massage is considered to be among the oldest of all “healing” treatments used by mankind. In fact, Chinese records dating back 3,000 years document it’s use. The ancient Hindus, Persians and Egyptians used forms of massage for some ailments and Hippocrates wrote papers recommending the use of rubbing and friction for joint and circulatory problems. Today, massage is an accepted and respected part of many physical rehabilitation programs and has proven beneficial to many chronic conditions such as low back pain, arthritis, bursitis and even Multiple Sclerosis (MS).


Can Massage Benefit Me?

In almost every case, the answer is YES! Massage provides relief from most aches, pains, tension and soreness suffered by people from all walks of life. Even the ever-growing elderly community can benefit from the enhanced flexibility and circulation offered through massage. In addition, massage greatly reduces the damaging effects of stress by lowering blood pressure and relieving anxiety and tension.


Massage for Pain & Emotional Problems

With many chronic ailments, massage relieves the pain and helps heal. As with physical problems, emotional problems may also be stimulated into self-healing through massage. In many cases, this helps eliminate the need to take harmful chemical drugs, which will unnecessarily burden the liver, kidneys and other vital organs.


Take Care of Yourself!

Care of your body should be at the top of your priority list. If you want to get the most out of life, take care of yourself. You will feel and look better if you take the necessary steps regarding health and nutrition. And in this age of increased longevity, massage should be a part of every wellness-minded individuals health program. Exercise + proper nutrition + regular massage = you will feel more flexible, productive and energetic!