Circle of Life Holistic Programs

Jill Ayn Schneider

Cranes Beach House 82 Gleason Street Delray Beach, FL 33484 phone: (561) 638-8873

Benefits of Massage Therapy

Monday, January 19, 2009
Benefits for the muscular system:
  • Eliminates and prevents muscle adhesions resulting from an injury
  • Helps restore tone to flaccid muscles and partially compensates for lack of exercise and inactivity due to illness or injury
  • Increases flexibility and strength of joints
  • Helps eliminate waste matter from muscles, especially lactic acid
  • Relieves muscle tension
  • Increases the supply of blood and nutrients to the muscles
Benefits for the skeletal system
  • Increases the flow of nutrients to the bones, and promotes the elimination of waste matter
  • Maintains posture and balance in the body
  • Reduces muscular tension that eventually causes structural problems
Benefits for the circulatory system
  • Moves lymph throughout the body, stimulating the immune system and eliminating toxic wastes
  • Increases the supply of oxygen and nutrients to cells throughout the body
  • Improves blood circulation and relieves congestion
Benefits for the nervous system
  • Can either sedate or stimulate the nervous system, depending on the technique used
Benefits for the respiratory system
  • Improves breathing patterns and volume of breath
Benefits for the digestive system
  • Acts as a mechanical cleanser, pushing out waste products, particularly in those who suffer from constipation
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