Power of Touch
In a 2010 study, scientists at Cedars-Sinai investigated the physical effects of massage therapy found that 29 subjects who received 45 minutes of Swedish massage had an immune boosting response.
“This research indicates that massage doesn’t only feel good, it also may be good for you,” explains Dr. Mark Rapaport, chairman of the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Neurosciences.
The blood tests of participants who experienced Swedish massage showed changes indicating a benefit to the immune system…help the defend the body from disease, also increased in the Swedish massage participants.
Of important note is that these results were seen after a single massage. So, consider making massage therapy a regular part of your health and wellness regimen.
“This research indicates that massage doesn’t only feel good, it also may be good for you.”
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"You are a gift to your clients." - Paul Dugliss, MD, Director of New World Ayurveda, Gorham, Maine