You Should See an RMT for These Conditions
There are many health concerns that may benefit from seeing an RMT. Some are more obvious than others. A study from 2016 found that massage therapy “has been shown to have beneficial effects on varying conditions including prenatal depression, preterm infants, full-term infants, autism, skin conditions, pain syndromes including arthritis and fibromyalgia, hypertension, autoimmune disorders including asthma and multiple sclerosis, immune system problems including HIV and breast cancer and aging problems including Parkinson’s and dementia.”
As well as these, massage therapy can also help Post Fracture Recovery, Tendonitis, Stress, TMJ Dysfunction, Pregnant Women and New Moms, Infants, Edema/Water retention, Strains/Sprains, Insomnia, Stroke Recovery, Asthma/Emphysema/Bronchitis, Scar Tissue, Neurological conditions like MS, Headaches, Whiplash, Constipation, Low Back Pain, Post-Surgical Rehabilitation, and inflammatory problems like Bursitis.
Click the links above for more details about how massage therapy can help each of these conditions.
How Does Massage Therapy Help?
The general mechanisms through which massage therapy may help these and many other concerns are through increasing circulation, reducing swelling and inflammation, soothing and calming, improving immune function, moving lymphatic fluid and increasing parasympathetic nervous system function.
If you’re not sure if massage therapy could help you, then contact our RMT, Mark Lee, by calling 416-481-0222 or set up a complimentary 15 minute consult to talk to him and learn more about how he can help you.
Massage Therapy Research
Complement Ther Clin Pract. 2016 Aug;24:19-31. doi: 10.1016/j.ctcp.2016.04.005. Epub 2016 Apr 23.
Massage therapy research review.