For some time, the research behind massage therapy has shown that massage can reduce symptoms of anxiety, depression and improve the ability to get good nights sleep.
In the Institute for Integrative Health Care, Leslie DeMatteo, LMT, MS, wrote a good article that sums up the symptoms of anxiety and explains that the way massage therapy helps is to help you sleep more soundly and massage also reduces muscle pain. For more details, read the article here!
Want the “official word” On anxiety and massage therapy? Read the American Massage Therapy Associations position statement with multiple research articles referenced here.
If you are in Chicago and want to reduce your anxiety, stop by one of our chair massage locations inside Whole Foods and let us help you relax…in minutes!