Massage therapy is showing some promise in helping people better handle depression.

This is a particularly tough time for emotional stress and strain on all of us, and it is taking its toll with increased rates of anxiety, depression, and other mental illnesses. Recent research has shown that massage therapy has similar positive impacts on mental health as psychotherapy

 

READ MORE: https://www.amtamassage.org/publications/massage-therapy-journal/massage-and-depression/

Author
Karl Hejlik Karl Hejlik is a licensed massage therapist with experience in multiple modalities of massage including Swedish, Deep Tissue, Myofascial release, and Trigger Point Therapy. Karal specializes in the treatment of muscle strains and issues such as shoulder (rotator cuff injuries), sciatica, back pain, and headaches. With experience in spa/salon setting as well as medical offices, Karal believes in treating the body and mind holistically and has an interest in Eastern modes of healing.

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