Written by Jessica Kittle, massage practitioner
At this time of year (father’s day), we think about the health of men. Below are just a few benefits of getting a massage if your male (or female)
Massage Therapy Benefits For Dad (and everyone)
According to AMTA(American Massage Therapy Association), Massage Therapy provides proven health and mood benefits, reducing depression and stress. Below are just a few ailments Massage Therapy can help with improving dad’s health.
Dad Sleeping Better:
A good night’s sleep is vital for maintaining overall health. Lack of sleep can drain your mental abilities and puts your physical health at real risk. Increased weight, blood pressure and heart disease are more likely when sleep is deprived. It has also been found to be worse in reaction times for drivers, rivaling alcohol. According to the Mayo Clinic, studies have found massage to be beneficial for insomnia-related stress, helping dad catch his z’s will keep him focus, staying healthy and always on his game.
Dad’s Athletic Ambitions:
Massages can help dad recover quicker from workouts, reducing muscle inflammation and enhancing cell recovery. Massage can also improve Dad’s range of motion and flexibility. Our massage team can help dad with his fast recovery and get ready for his next workout.
Massage increases circulation, improves the immune system, and can even reduce depression. A study conducted by Carnegie Mellon University in 1991 concluded that stress increased the risk of catching a cold. Massages also release endorphins which can up dad’s immune system helping the fight against germs. Making dad always feeling his best!
So for this Father’s Day (or any day), give your dad a gift that not only he needs but will also be appreciated in more ways than one