March 3, 2011

Can Massage Alleviate the Need for Some Medications?

Filed under: Facts and Tips — Rizzieri School of Massage @ 8:22 am

Rizzieri School for the Healing Arts, Massage Marlton: Anyone who has experienced a great massage can attest to the anecdotal evidence that they walked away feeling better. Massage has moved into top position as a treatment to help stressed people relax. It eases the tension on over-used, stiff muscles and lifts the spirits. But to top this off, receiving a great Marlton massage may help ease the symptoms of many illnesses.

Massage therapy leaps in popularity as a treatment and a career

Angela Shawn-Chi Lu/MEDILLEven one session of massage can decrease levels of the stress hormone cortisol and boost the immune system, according to a study in The Journal of Alternative and Complementary Medicine.

Massage Marlton“Sitting in a hallway of the Cortiva Massage Therapy Center in downtown Chicago, Jennifer Kaminski appeared ebullient-ready to take on anything in fact.

Few would guess she had just spent an hour in a dimly lit room, relaxing on her back, in almost complete silence, while a therapist stroked her muscles. Massages, however, have become a routine part of her life for stress reduction and relaxation.

‘I’d rather do this than take a pill,’ said Kaminski, associate dean of the business school at Robert Morris University in Chicago. ‘It’s not just some fluff, downtown spa. They’re actually doing something for your muscles. I always see this as a doctor’s visit.’”

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