Alix Morrison, RMT

Benefits of Massage Therapy

There are tremendous benefits to be achieved through regular massage therapy whether your need is to have a moment of relaxation, reduce muscle tension or attain relief from chronic pain. A therapeutic massage can enhance your overall sense of emotional and physical well being as well as improving your quality of life.


Benefits of Massage Therapy include:

  • Relieves muscle tension and promotes relaxation
  • Reduces pain and inflammation
  • Improves circulation and increases lymphatic drainage
  • Aids in breaking down scar tissue and adhesions
  • Injury prevention
  • Improves flexibility and joint range of motion
  • Releases endorphins – amino acids that work as the body’s natural painkiller

A wide range of soft-tissue and joint-related conditions may be treated with massage therapy, including:

  • Headaches and Migraines
  • Neck and Back pain
  • Stress and Muscle Tension
  • TMJ Dysfunction
  • Overuse and Repetitive Strain Injuries
  • Pre and Post-natal care
  • Arthritis/Joint pain
  • Frozen Shoulder
  • Sports Injuries
  • Sciatica
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Postural Dysfunctions
  • Motor Vehicle Accident Injuries
  • Shin splints