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31 Reasons You Should Get Regular Massages

Massages aren't just for relaxation

While most people understand how massage can benefit muscles, internal organs can also benefit from massage therapy as they share neurological pain pathways with the bones, nerves, and muscles.
Massage therapy causes physiological changes in your body through both mechanical and relaxation response. Together, these natural responses produce both emotional and physical benefits.
The relaxation response of the body is an involuntary, yet predictable response of the central nervous system.
Mechanical response are the physical effects that happen to the body.
The mechanical response of the body to massage is the increase in lymph and blood circulation, as well as the relaxation and normalisation of the muscles, tendons, ligaments, and other soft tissues in the body. This releases pressure on the nerves.
Improved circulation improves the delivery of fresh oxygen and nutrients to the cells of the body, improving your health.
  1. Relieve stress
  2. Relieve pain
  3. Reduce anxiety and depression
  4. Manage low-back pain
  5. Help fibromyalgia pain
  6. Reduce muscle tension
  7. Enhance exercise performance
  8. Relieve tension headaches
  9. Sleep better
  10. Ease symptoms of depression
  11. Improve cardiovascular health
  12. Reduce pain of osteoarthritis
  13. Decrease stress in cancer patients
  14. Improve balance in older adults
  15. Decrease rheumatoid arthritis pain
  16. Temper effects of dementia
  17. Lower blood pressure
  18. Decrease symptoms of Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  19. Help chronic neck pain
  20. Lower joint replacement pain
  21. Increase range of motion
  22. Decrease migraine frequency
  23. Reduce chemotherapy-related nausea
  24. Improve circulation
  25. Stimulate the lymphatic system
  26. Reduce stress hormones
  27. Relaxation
  28. Increase joint mobility and flexibility
  29. Improve skin tone
  30. Improve recovery of soft tissue injuries
  31. Swollen legs
At Blissful we offer different types of Massage Therapies at our Body Clinic. Check out the massage therapies available at Blissful's Body Clinic here
Massage – special considerations:
In some instances massage therapy may not be recommended, or a GP or specialist referral should be obtained, including (but not limited to):
  • During pregnancy
  • If skin rashes, cuts or infections are present
  • If fractures or broken bones are suspected
  • If the person has a life threatening illness.

Blissful in Naxxar offers these therapies by a qualified massage therapist. Available by appointment.

Bookings can be made by calling +356 21437254