Massage for healing and recovery
Massage uses therapeutic touch to help soothe soft tissue and encourage relaxation. Many studies show that massage can successfully alleviate a range of disorders including back pain, stress and anxiety and muscle tension. It is frequently recommended as part of a treatment plan for almost all chronic disease states especially cancer, high blood pressure, heart disease and mood disorders.
What is massage?
Massage uses different strokes such as pressing, rubbing and kneading to manipulate the muscles, tendons, ligaments, and skin. This is done to promote flexibility and relaxation of the tissues, to release tension and to break the pain cycle.
The application of oil ensures a smooth touch. The addition of essential oils can elevate the results of massage by eliciting a therapeutic response, so. For example, lavender can help relieve headaches.
What are the benefits of massage”
Massage induces a sense of deep relaxation and calm due to the release of endorphins – the brain chemicals that produce feelings of well-being. It also helps to reduce elevated stress hormones which have been shown to impair our immune system.
Some of the physical benefits of massage include:
Beyond the benefits for specific conditions or diseases, some people enjoy massage because it often involves caring, comfort and a sense of empowerment. As is the case at Savannah, this is enhanced by a beautiful, calming and fragrant environment in which to relax.
What is massage good for?
Many studies have shown that massage can be used to assist in:
Massage at Sivanna
At Sivanna we provide the therapeutic massage that incorporates Swedish and remedial massage. We also use essential oil blends that have particular therapeutic properties such as:
Your massage therapist will tailor your message to your therapeutic needs.