When you think of getting a massage what image pops into your mind? Do you see a hot stone massage at a fancy spa? Maybe a table massage on a secluded beach? Most people imagine some scenario where they are being pampered in an exotic location. But getting a massage is only for the rich and famous, right?
Therapeutic massage is so much more! Research supports how massage can help with a variety of conditions. Of course, there is nothing wrong with a little pampering either!
The graphic below, put together by the AMTA, shows 25 reasons to get a massage. These are just the tip of the iceberg!
There are also some situations when massage would not be beneficial, and may be harmful to a person’s condition. If you have any concerns about this, talk with your massage therapist – we are here to help.