Healthy aging massage

Massage For Healthy Aging

Massage can help you feel your best at any age. This is especially true for maintaining a good general health while addressing any problems or conditions that may arise. There are some common physical effects of aging that can be challenging at times. Some of those effects include a decrease in mobility and strength, slower nerve conduction, less tissue elasticity, loss of bone mass, decreased function of the senses and a less efficient immune system. Therapeutic massage has several benefits for older adults looking to slow the aging process and ensure a more soothing life. Some of those benefits are:

  • Reduces negative effects of stress
    • Massage can help with the physical and mental effects of stress and anxiety that can accelerate the aging process. Regular massage can reduce muscle tension, reduce anxiety, improve sleep and promote an overall sense of wellbeing.
  • Increases mobility and independence
    • Especially important for the elderly, massage helps maintain the flexibility needed for daily movements like getting out of a chair, walking,  climbing stairs and getting into a car.

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