There is an increased interest in the role that stress plays in the development of disease. Most people intuitively know that stress is not good for their bodies and are looking for relief from the physical symptoms of their stress.
Many health problems are caused or exacerbated by stress, including:
- Pain of any kind
- Heart disease
- Digestive problems
- Sleep problems
- Autoimmune diseases
- Skin conditions, such as eczema
When dealing with stress with massage therapy our goal is to break you out of the stress cycle by getting right at the tension on a physical level. Put simply – calming the body calms the mind and brings you into the present moment so you can deal with stressors more skillfully.
Studies show that these therapies:
- reduce the effects of cortisol levels in the body
- reduce sympathetic nervous system firing
- release endorphins the body’s natural pain reliever
- improve joint mobility
- reduce muscle tension
- education and exercise reduce stress
We want to help.
If you are a current patient or new to the clinic and have symptom of stress or anxiety – let us know.