People are living longer than ever before – with people enjoying a longer life they are spending their later years with illnesses and diseases. We are not aging well.
Registered Massage Therapy has numerous benefits for those individuals in their golden years for the aging population.
As we age we start to slow down and begin to experience stiffness. Our physical activity decreases and our muscles and joints/bones become over-worked and weaker.
Massage therapy can help you with your health maintenance and can be pivitol to your self-care during your life.
At Sunstone Registered Massage we will review your medical history to ensure we develop a treatment plan that is safe for you.
Massage techniques used generally will follow a lighter, gentle stroking and kneading as well as application of pressure to specific areas on the body that correspond and connect to your condition to help improve your symptoms.
For your continuous safety we pay close attention to your body type, your body’s strength to avoid the development of visible bruising or unnecessary muscle tears.
The benefits of safe Registered Massage for the aging population include:
Helps to monitor your self-care.
Increased range of motion: ease joint pain: mobility, flexibility from osteoarthritis, osteoarthritis and arthritis.
Improve physical function.
Reduce body swelling and inflammation.
Reduces back pain and reduces overall muscle pain.
Strengthening of muscles while reducing tension.
Improve blood circulation.
Lowers blood pressure.
Improves quality night’s sleep.
Lowers levels of stress and anxiety from alzheimer’s disease and stroke.
As we age the aches and pains from osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis can become disabling. Musculoskeletal disease that causes joint pain, inflammation and stiffness can occur in your early life however it’s more prevalent in your later years.
Massage Therapy can help you with a comprehensive pain management plan to improve your functional capacity and your quality of life.
At Sunstone Registered Massage our aim is to help you live a more independent and functional life.
Our goal is to help you prevent further muscle injuries, reduce muscle pain, treat your body’s imbalances, and promote your wellness and health.