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strengthen the immune system

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Massage strengthens the immune system and promotes disease prevention.




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Massage can relieve mental and physical fatigue.

Prevent Scarring

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Massage loosens scar tissue. Massage can prevent scarring to some degree by not allowing stagnation of tissue edema following injury.

Preventing Edema

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Massage can encourage lymphatic flow, preventing edema that often occurs with inactivity. Massage strokes should be slow and rhythmical when used for this purpose.

Mechanical benefits

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Massage directly benefits restrictions to muscle tissue function. Mechanical benefits and reflex responses combine to help the muscular soft tissues respond through circulation improvement and elimination of by-products.

Increase of Circulation

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Massage increases circulation which improves the delivery of nutrients, oxygen, and arterial blood components to the    local area.

Improve muscle tone

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Massage can improve muscle tone and helps prevent or delay muscular atrophy as a result of forced inactivity.

The release of endorphins

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Massage can stimulate the release of endorphins, the body’s natural pain killers, into the brain and nervous system.

Massage stimulates receptors

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Bringing new awareness to areas that feel cut off by chronic tension patterns

Massage stimulates receptors in the skin and muscles, bringing new awareness to areas that feel cut off by chronic tension patterns.

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