Dr. Oz, MD says,
"It's a mandatory weekly prescription
I give myself."
All massages at Good N Tension Massage & Bodywork are performed by a North Carolina Licensed Massage Therapist.
is well known for reducing stress and promoting relaxation. Massage therapy is an effective compliment
to medical care and some hospitals and Physicians are now making massage a
standard therapy and incorporating it into pain management programs of
hospitals and health care organizations.
Physicians and other health care providers are increasingly
recommending massage therapy to their patients as a supplement to traditional
The Joint Commission of
Accreditation of Health care Organizations has suggested massage therapy as
one means to manage pain without pharmaceuticals.
Massage reduces levels
of the stress hormone cortisol while boosting the feel good hormone serotonin
and dopamine. These changes in turn
also benefit the body by:
Calming the nervous system
Slowing your heart rate
Boosting confidence to
Reduces tension and anxiety
Lowering your blood pressure
Reducing anger and
Promotes a sense of relaxation
& well being
Slowing your breathing rate
Reducing muscle tension &
Increasing blood flow to major muscles
Block nervous system's
Strengthening the immune system
Massage improves blood
circulation which delivers oxygen and nutrients to the cells. It stimulates the lymphatic system which
carries away the body's waste products
Massage helps prevent and
relieve muscle cramps, spasms, and stiffness as well as increase blood flow
to the muscles. Increases joint mobility and range of motion. Relieves tired aching muscles.
Massage can help with
pain management in conditions such as arthritis and sciatica and ease
distress from migranes, labor and cancer pain
Massage can help with
body tenderness seen with fibromyalgia & the benefits may last as long as
a year after just a treatments
Helps sports related injuries.
Wards off colds by
boosting natural killer cells that cortisol destroys boosting the immunity
The right side of the
frontal lobe of the brain is more active when we're sad. The left side's activity is increased when
we are happy. Massage decreases activity in the right lobe and
increases functioning in the left. This is the reason some hospitals offer it to anxious patients
preparing for surgery and cancer patients
going through chemo. .
It involves caring
comfort and a sense of empowerment and creating deep connections.
Fluctuations of several
types of brain waves either relax you or wake you up. Massage increases delta waves, those linked
with deep sleep.
PMS sufferers found that
massage reduced symptoms such as pain, water retention and mood swings.
Tests show that brain wave activity stimulated by massage
is linked to improve attention.
Choose between Swedish Massage, Signature or Deep Tissue Massage / Therapeutic Massage. Trouble choosing? We will be glad to help you chose.
Good N Tension Massage & Bodywork
4018 Oleander Dr. Suite 3
Wilmington NC (910) 367-3125