With the increase of our population aging over 65 in the next few years, it is important to consider therapy treatments that promote health, and improve quality of life. Massage therapy has been shown to do just that by promoting relaxation, stability, reducing blood pressure, and even helping temper the effects of dementia.
Massage therapy also helps reduce aches and pains, as well as stress, and anxiety. Integrating massage therapy into a health and wellness plan is useful for all ages, but it holds particular value to the growing elder population.
Chronic pain is typically underreported in the aging population due to the assumption that with age, comes pain. However chronic pain is highly treatable, especially when incorporating massage therapy. Many people don’t have time, money, or feel comfortable going to get an actual massage, but an at home massage-chair is a great alternative, especially for those who are retired, and experiencing on-going pain.
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