Monumental Massage

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Monument, Colorado

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Benefits of Massage

 

History
Massage dates back as far as 2,700 B.C. in China. About 150 years ago, Peter Ling of Sweden developed a systematic form of massage that integrated ancient oriental techniques with more modern principles of anatomy and physiology. It works the soft tissue and helps stimulate circulation of the blood and lymph. This technique is called Swedish Massage

 

Physiological change
Massage imparts a physiological change. It helps improve circulation by encouraging the movement of blood through the veins back toward the heart. Efficient blood flow is important to every system of the body, but taut, tense muscles often interfere.

Healthy circulation
Healthy circulation means that oxygen and other nourishing materials are reaching cells throughout your entire body, helping you to think more clearly, metabolize your food more efficiently and possibly even resist disease more easily.

Rejuvenating
By triggering the release of the body's natural painkillers-hormones called endorphins-massage also has a tranquilizing effect on the central nervous system. . Massage can often be rejuvenating, making you feel as though you've just had 8 hours sleep.

Rehabilitation
Massage is an accepted part of many physical rehabilitation programs and has proven beneficial to many chronic conditions such as headaches, low back pain, arthritis, TMJD, stress and substance and physical abuse.

 

 

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