Massage Therapy Benefits for Children

Massage Therapy Benefits for Children

Massage Therapy Benefits for Children

How does massage therapy help children?

3 research supported benefits of massage therapy for children include:

1- Massage therapy is proven to increase dopamine (the feel good hormone) and decrease cortisol (the stress hormone) helping to regulate anxiety and stress levels that can become imbalanced due to social, family, and academic pressures.

2- Massage therapy helps decrease muscle tension and increase range of motion, which assists in recovering from, or preventing injuries.

3- Massage therapy can improve quality of sleep, provide more energy, and increase concentration.

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