5 Reasons to Give Mom the Gift of Massage


Mother's Day is coming up on May 8. Contribute to your mom's health and wellness by giving the gift of massage. 

1. Reduce stress

Stress is prevalent in today's fast-paced world and can negatively impact health and well-being. Extensive research indicates massage therapy can help manage stress by lowering heart rate and blood pressure. See what the research says » 

2. Manage pain

More women than men report pain, and massage therapy is shown to help manage low-back pain, headaches, arthritis, carpal tunnel syndrome and more. See what the research says »

3. Contribute to a healthy heart

According to the American Heart Association, an estimated 44 million women in the U.S. are affected by cardiovascular diseases. A multitude of research shows a direct correlation between massage therapy and improved cardiovascular health. See what the research says »

4. Improve quality of life in aging adults

Regularly receiving massage has been shown to promote relaxation and stability while helping temper the effects of dementia, high-blood pressure and osteoarthritis. See what the research says »

5. Help Mom stay active

Is your mom a runner, tennis player or avid gardener? Massage therapy can help her stay active by reducing muscle tension, improving exercise performance and preventing injuries.  See what the research says »


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