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25 Reasons to Get a Massage

Taking advantage of regular massages over the summer months can help by relieving the pain associated with summer activities, reducing and relieving swelling caused by higher temperatures and humidity, improving energy levels and helping the body to eliminate toxins and reduce muscle inflammation.

Many other health benefits of massage therapy apply year round. Here are 25 reasons to get a massage according to the American Massage Therapy Association.

25 Reasons to Get a Massage

  1. Relieve stress

  2. Relieve postoperative pain

  3. Reduce anxiety

  4. Manage back pain

  5. Help fibromyalgia pain

  6. Reduce muscle tension

  7. Enhance exercise performance

  8. Relieve tension headaches

  9. Sleep better

  10. Ease symptoms of depression

  11. Improve cardiovascular health

  12. Reduce the pain of osteoarthritis

  13. Decrease stress in cancer patients

  14. Improve balance in older adults

  15. Decrease rheumatoid arthritis pain

  16. Temper effects of dementia

  17. Promote relaxation

  18. Lower blood pressure

  19. Decrease symptoms of Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

  20. Help chronic neck pain

  21. Lower joint replacement pain

  22. Increase range of motion

  23. Decrease migraine frequency

  24. Improve the quality of life in hospice care

  25. Reduce chemotherapy-related nausea

Find out more at the American Massage Therapy Association website:

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