Professional massage therapists are expected to respect client confidentiality. Massage therapists should familiarize themselves with common mental health problems, assess anxiety and depression during intake, and inform clients who admit to anxiety or depression that massage therapy may help.
Living with anxiety and depression is a painful and distressing experience. Proper treatment is important. Massage therapy can be of benefit. Please, if you know someone who is suffering from anxiety and depression, urge them to get the care they need so that they can go on to live a more successful and productive life.
Massage therapy has been shown to have at least mild benefit for both state and trait anxiety, and even a single session of massage may help to alleviate the symptoms of state anxiety. However, a series of massage sessions has been found to offer the most benefit and seems to be particularly helpful for trait anxiety disorders.
Massage therapy in Bowmanville has overall objective is to reduce pain and stress. Different techniques and requirements are used depending on the amount of pain being experienced. Not only does massage therapy provide the resources to reduce pain but is also gives you some alone time. I find out that some of my clients use massage therapy both for the therapy factors and for the chance to rest and just tune life out for a while.