Arkansas Physical Health & Rehab offers massage therapy provided by a licensed & professional massage therapists.
Massage Therapy is not only great for relaxation and reducing stress levels, but offers amazing benefits such as in helping treat anxiety, digestive disorders, headaches, insomnia, soft tissue injuries or strains, and so much more!
What are the Benefits of Massage Therapy?
There are many benefits to massage and these aren’t just things that have been observed, these are things that have actually been studied and proven to be significant benefits of massage therapy.
First, there is the obvious relaxation benefits that you get when you get a massage. However, there is also been shown to be pain relief benefits.
Massage has been shown to lower your blood pressure, your resting heart rate, and reduces muscle spasms. Massage has also over time is actually been shown to improve posture as well. They have done many studies on massage and blood pressure. This one is fairly easy to perform, but this has a trickle-down effect for your entire health. If you lower your blood pressure, considering it may or may nor be high, this has an effect on your hormone levels. It affects your nervous system excitability levels, it just causes a cascade of benefits.
Massage also works very well in conjunction with chiropractic. When you receive both of them together, it is more likely that your adjustments will hold as well as that your muscle spasms will not return. It is also more likely that you will get benefits from the massage because the neurological improvements that you received from Chiropractic and it is more likely that you will receive benefits from chiropractic.