Therapeutic massage provides relief of painful muscle tension, improves flexibility and circulation, helps to manage
stress, improves mental status and promotes a relaxed feeling.
Physical - Improves circulation and posture. Decreases pain by relaxing muscle tension and stiffness.
Psychological - Creates a relaxed state of well-being and reduces anxiety and tension and promotes calmness.
Mechanical- Results from direct pressure of the massage technique on the body. Examples include increasing
venous and lymphatic flow, decreasing adhesions, and stretching, thereby improving range of motion.