.According to the American Massage Therapy Association, over 9 million people over the age of 55 receive regular massage therapy for general health benefits. Seniors are leading the way in getting relief from general muscle soreness, arthritis, and sleep disturbances.
Massage therapy for Seniors offers physical benefits. It increases blood circulation for those concerned with edema and overall poor circulation. This helps coordination and stiffness by loosening up tight muscles that restrict movement. This keeps Seniors active for longer periods of time.
Massage therapy release endorphins, neurotransmitters, and hormones the support your nervous system. Supporting your nervous systems relieves stress. Seniors who don’t work out much or get around benefit greatly from this type of stimulation. In addition, less stress means a healthier immune system.
Relief from Depression
With the release of neurotransmitters and endorphins, massage therapy gives your brain a boost and makes you feel better all over. Touch has been proven to provide comfort and improve mental health.
Gabriel Center for Massage Therapy and Wellness
Contact The Gabriel Center for Wellness if you are in the North Port area and want to find out about massage therapy and its many benefits at (941) 954-0300.
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