Massage therapy should not just be viewed a luxury to pamper you, but as a part of your overall health care. In this episode, find out:
--How massage changes your hormones, circulation, muscles, lymphatic flow, heart rate, organs, and nervous system.
--How massage helps with digestion and reducing swelling in your tummy. And how massage can even help with weight loss!
--The change that happens in our emotional make-up when we are touched.
--The importance of taking a medical history before having a massage. And why communication with your massage therapist is key to getting the maximum benefit.
--How massage is a part of the health care system in France and what the research has shown in France regarding back pain relief, comfort in pregnancy, and depression/anxiety benefits.
--The requirements to be a licensed massage therapist in the state of Indiana.
--How massage improves muscle tone and helps a patient to hold Chiropractic adjustments.
--How lymphatic massage can help boost your immune system and help prevent you from getting sick.
--How myofascial release massage can help with TMJ Syndrome and Headaches.
--The difference between Deep Tissue Massage and Swedish Massage.