Who Can Benefit from Massage Therapy?

by | May 10, 2020 | The Rubin Chiropractic Health Center Blog

Have you ever considered getting a massage? While there are different types of massage available, most people can benefit from some type of massage therapy. Massage can reduce stress, decrease muscle tension, and effectively manage chronic pain, as well as other potential health benefits. Here are some of the people who will benefit most from massage therapy.

Mental Wellbeing

If you have any type of mental illness or if you see a doctor regularly for anxiety and other similar disorders, massage therapy may be able to benefit you. Studies have shown that massages can help decrease anxiety and relax the body so that you can feel less restless and more whole. 

Chronic Pain Management

Pain management is a common reason to get a massage, and for good cause. A good massage is great treatment for chronic pain, especially pain that is caused by nerve damage, muscle damage or injuries, or issues like fibromyalgia, as well as other medical conditions. You should check with your doctor before getting a massage to make sure that you are not worsening your condition by doing so.

Busy Professionals and Parents

Anyone who leads a very busy and active lifestyle can benefit from regular massage therapy. In fact, busy individuals are often on the go, which means that you are spending a large part of your time very tense. That tension goes into your muscles, which can cause knotted muscle pain and difficulty in movement and range of motion. Massage will decrease that tension, which will relieve chronic back, neck, and shoulder pain that is often associated with stress.

If you are in need of a massage and would like to try our services, contact us today to schedule your appointment.