Who Can Benefit From Massage Therapy?
Anyone, from the very young to the elderly, from the very young to the very old, can benefit from occasional, or regular, massage therapy. Research has shown that massage therapy provides physical, mental and emotional benefits in all stages of life.
Is There Anyone Who Should Not Have Massage Therapy?
Massage therapy may be inappropriate if you suffer from certain medical conditions such as phlebitis, infectious diseases, certain forms of cancer and skin conditions, or inflamed tissues. Be sure to consult your physician if you are unsure about the appropriateness of this therapy. An experienced massage therapist will also be able to tell you when massage is not indicated.