Manage Anxiety & Depression
Massages decrease the level of cortisone, the stress-inducing hormone, thus promoting an elevated spirit and lowered blood pressure. It has also been found to increase the neurotransmitters serotonin and dopamine, which are associated with depression.
Massages have been found to alleviate back pain, which is a common problem with many Americans. It also promotes a better range of motion, thus limiting the pain associated with back pain.