25 Reasons to Get a Massage

A growing body of research supports the health benefits of massage therapy for conditions such as stress, fibromyalgia, low-back pain, and more.  The American Massage Therapy Association has created a list of 25 reasons to get a massage, each of which has been well documented by this recent research. 

Massage Therapy for Pain Management

According to the National Institutes of Health (NIH), pain affects more Americans than diabetes, heart disease and cancer combined. Research continues to support the health benefits of massage therapy for pain management.   For more information, click here.

Massage for Health and Wellness

Massage therapy can play an important role in your health regimen.  See what the research says about massage for health and wellness.

Massage and Mental Health

Massage therapy can be an effective form of therapy for many aspects of mental health.  In fact, recent research suggests that symptoms of stress, anxiety and depression (all associated with mental health) may be directly affected with massage therapy.  Learn more about it.

Why Should I Receive a Massage?

Can massage, bodywork, or somatic therapies benefit me?  The Associated Bodywork and Massage Professionals (ABMP) has created a brochure about this.

Dr. Brent Bauer of the Mayo Clinic on the Benefits of Massage Therapy