Increase and maintain range of motion in the joints.
Relieve muscle soreness. Light exercise promotes a better supply of blood and oxygen to the muscles.
Help decrease unnecessary neuromuscular tensions by promoting general relaxation and reducing emotional stress.
Elongate and release the fascia (the muscle’s binding and support system). Elasticity varies between individuals.
Increase tissue temperature by increasing the metabolic rate through positive and progressive stress.
Help provide greater potential of physical and athletic skills.
Relieve muscle/joint stiffness associated with the aging process.
Help prevent joint sprains, muscle strains and tears and re-injury to previously traumatized joints and muscles.
Reduce soreness, relax muscles and eliminate toxins by increasing blood flow to fatigued areas as part of the warm-down process.
Provide an important adjunct toward recovery during rehabilitation.
Reduce tightness that may contribute to pain, spasms or cramping.
Increase muscular tendonous extendibility.
Congratulations to Winnie Cain, who was awarded the National Humanitarian Award at the American Massage Therapy Association's National Convention in Nashville for her contribution to the Akha Women's Foundation!
Winnie Cain is approved by the National Certification Board for Therapeutic Massage and Bodywork (NCBTMB) as a continuing education Approved Provider. (Provider ID #421092-00)
...as massage therapists we cannot diagnose, so always see a physician before you make any important decisions concerning your health.