Massage Therapy and Increased Circulation

Massage Therapy and Increased Circulation

Massage Therapy and Increased Circulation

What effect does massage therapy have on circulation?

Research shows massage promotes vasodilation (widening of blood vessels).

The circulatory or cardiovascular system ensures that blood is circulated throughout the body through the physical manipulation of soft tissue and associated chemical responses.

Blood contains nutrients, oxygen, carbon dioxide, hormones, and blood cells and the circulatory system is the means to transport these to and from the cells and tissues within our bodies.

Ultimately, good circulation brings damaged, tense muscles the oxygen-rich blood they need to heal.

Healthcare continues evolving to less-invasive, natural, and drug-free methods, recognizing the value of massage therapy as an aspect of wellness.

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