massageThe fact that massage feels good and can help us to relax and unwind is common knowledge.  Many people think of massage as a pampering activity only taken advantage of on special occasions.

The  truth is, massage used as part of a regular health and wellness regimen is incredibly beneficial for everyone and has many physical, mental, and emotional side effects.

From athletes, the elderly, women in all stage of pregnancy and even children; massage is proven to increase function in almost all the processes our body carries out on a daily basis.  The following is a brief list of the many positive effects massage therapy provides when received regularly:


*  Relaxes the body and mind, relieves anxiety

*  Lowers blood pressure and reduces heart rate

*  Loosens tight muscles, stretches connective tissue and improves joint range of motion.

*  Improves skin and muscle tone.

*  Increases circulation of blood and lymph fluid in addition to boosting production of red blood cells.

*  Reduces chronic pain.

*  Speeds healing of tissues after injury or surgery and reduces swelling.

*  Increased metabolism

*  Improves posture.

*  Promotes quality of sleep

*  Improves concentration and productivity.

*  Enhances self image and provides a sense of well being.

massage5Massage has also shown to effectively treat migraine headaches, fibromyalgia symptoms, depression, eating disorders, insomnia, and countless other conditions.

Therapeutic massage is a proven and well-documented approach to facilitating the healing process of many conditions and to give a body the jump start it needs the heal itself from so many everyday stresses. To schedule your appointment at Performance Chiropractic, call us at (661) 942-5000.