Hormonal Effects The biggest and most researched benefit of massage is the effect it has on our hormones. When we are stressed our cortisol, adrenaline and norepinephrine (Stress hormones) levels increase, causing symptoms such as high blood pressure, mental anxiety and decreased immunity. These can be contributing factors to heart attacks, strokes and more… Massage […]
As we know, the human body does not like to feel pain or discomfort. When your muscles start to feel tension build up another muscle will take over and start to work harder to take the pressure off the initial tight area so that we don’t feel any pain. Over the course of our lives […]
Getting a massage is one of those health care treatments that has unfortunately been placed in the ‘luxury’ category. As a general rule, men only seek out the heaven-sent treatment when we’re irreparably sore from training, or between piña coladas on an island getaway. But we’re missing out on something truly great, and the ancient […]
Remedial massage, administered by trained therapists, can benefit individuals from all walks of life. Jackie Messaike, founder of Jackie’s Sports, explains. Q: What are some of the benefits that regular massages from trained therapists can bring? Trained massage therapists are skilled in Remedial Massage, whereby we are able to identify where a client’s tight areas are, […]
Stress, poor posture and long hours behind a desk are all good reasons to book in for a regular Remedial Massage. Tight muscles can develop in anyone, not just elite athletes. Anyone is at risk of developing an injury or general muscular pain if they are not seeing a professional sports masseuse on a regular […]
If you are new to training and the fitness world when should you consider starting regular massage treatments?
Before we strengthen our body with exercise it is important to massage and stretch tight muscles in the body to avoid injury and pain. Most of us these days work long hours and sit for extended periods of time, which causes muscular imbalances throughout our body. Tight and weak muscles will cause their associated muscles […]