The Benefits of Massage Therapy

Have you ever felt the need to relax, get rid of muscle stiffness or alleviate chronic pain? If the answer is yes, massage therapy might be exactly what you were looking for. 

Freeing your body and mind from daily stressors and pains is essential for renewal and self-development. 

Massage therapy’s benefits are numerous and diverse: 


Relieve Stress and Anxiety 

Massage therapy can relieve you of a variety of ailments, from physical pain to stress and anxiety.

Stress and anxiety come with a large number of physical and emotional side effects; headaches, muscular aches and an increased heart rate are only a few examples. Massages are one of the best ways to reduce stress by decreasing the level of cortisol, the stress hormone.

Individuals who decide to round off their health regimen with massages on a regular basis will enjoy its relaxing effects and notice the benefits for days to come.


Manage Pain

Leading a pain-free existence is one of the core components of a happy life. Massages have long been an excellent treatment for pain management; a professional massage therapist will be able to identify the source of your pain and find the perfect plan of action for you.  


Sleep Better

Promoting relaxation and stimulating your frame of mind are two other effects accomplished through massage therapy. Going to bed with relaxed muscles may improve sleep quality and leave you feeling refreshed and energetic in the morning. 


Boost Your Immune System

It has been proven that massage therapy can help boost your immune system by helping it build a stronger response when fighting off viruses. 

By promoting increased circulation, massages help move healthy nutrients throughout your body. Additionally, they can increase the level of lymphocytes, a type of white blood cell that helps the immune system fend off illness. 


Contact Us Today for an Appointment

At Dharma Massage, we aim to help you find your calm and recapture your physical, spiritual, and emotional balance in life. We listen to you deeply and help to set you free from your pain. We can’t wait to welcome you with open arms for a Westport massage. Book your appointment today!