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Benefits of Massage

Massage benefits the muscular system, circulatory system, nervous system, skeletal system and respiratory system

Muscular System Benefits from a Massage:

• Successfully relaxes muscles to reduce cramps
• Reduces soft tissue and muscle pain
• Increases body’s flexibility due to more hydration in the muscles
• Increases nutrients to the muscles
• Breaks down knots and fibrosis
• Quickens muscle recovery due to fatigue
• Helps prevent atrophy

Circulatory System Benefits from a Massage:

• Improves blood circulation which promotes tissue healing
• Improves the immune system
• Lowers blood pressure and reduces pulse
• Increases red blood cells in circulatory system
• Reduces swelling by increasing tissue fluid and lymphatic circulation
• Increases blood circulation to the muscles

Nervous System Benefits from a Massage:

• Balances the autonomic nervous system which controls cardiovascular, digestive and respiratory functions
• Releases natural painkillers in body
• Reduces muscle soreness
• Relieves tension in the muscles
• Stimulates receptors of the skin and underlying tissue
• Increasing lymphatic circulation clears toxins and eliminates waste products

Skeletal System Benefits from Massage:

• Increases range of movement in your joints
• Reduces joint strains and increases the ease of movement
• Increases the retention of harmful chemicals in the

Respiratory System Benefits from Massage:

• Increases blood flow to and from the lungs
• Normalizes breathing patterns on the breathing structures (rib cage and respiratory muscles)

Fatmah Azam Ali

Fatmah Azam Ali is a writer and editor of this section. She is a certified health specialist. She has written hundreds of articles on health issues for print and online publications worldwide.

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