9 Surprising Health Benefits of Massage

Massages do a body—and mind—good. Here are 9 scientifically-proven reasons to go get that massage.

1. Helps lower back pain. In a study conducted through Group Health Institute and published in the February 2014 edition of Scientific World Journal, researchers investigating whether chronic low-back pain therapy with massage therapy alone was as effective as combining it with non-steroid anti-inflammatory drugs, found that patients receiving massage were twice as likely as those receiving usual care to report significant improvements in both their pain and function. Massage patients also reported that they were able to reduce the amount of OTC anti-inflammatory medications they were taking.

2. Lessens inflammation after exercise. Research through the Buck Institute for Research on Aging and McMaster University in Hamilton, Ontario, indicated that massage therapy lessens inflammation of skeletal muscles acutely damaged through exercise.

Read the rest of the article here: http://www.cambridgechron.com/article/20140719/NEWS/307199990/10112/LIFESTYLE#ixzz39Qzf2wmM

So, if you live in the Fayetteville, NC area and you are interested in receiving a SUPER affordable (I’m talking $20-30 affordable!) massage by Yours Truly, please call Serenity Spa Student Clinic at Miller-Motte College and ask for a massage with Tonya Caballero! 910-354-1929 

God Bless and Take Care
Love, Tonya
www.tonyaoutlaw.com
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About Love, Tonya

Tonya is a certified Red Belt in the Black Belt Salsa® dance system created by Edie the Salsa Freak. She is also a licensed Zumba®, Zumba Kids®, and Zumba® Sentao instructor as well as certified to teach Bokwa®, Devoted Fitness® and PiYo® Live. Tonya is now in the process of adding Licensed Massage Therapist to her list of certifications and is set to graduate February 2015. Tonya served in the US Air Force for 22 years where she performed aircraft maintenance on Avionics systems. She was also an Avionics Field Training Detachment Instructor, a Unit Training Manager, a Physical Training Leader and a Unit Fitness Program Manager. Just prior to retiring from the Air Force, Tonya opened Love 2 Dance Fitness Studio and Baile con Sazon Dance Studio in Fayetteville, NC. Tonya has danced Salsa, Bachata and Cha Cha Cha for over 13 years and has trained and performed with some of the world's greatest Salsa dancers like Edie the Salsa Freak, Griselle Ponce, Nery Garcia and Giana Montoya, and Ana and Joel Masacote. Tonya loves to dance, exercise, move, have fun -and think of new, exciting ways to inspire people to be active regardless of whatever challenges they may face. Her style is high energy, light-hearted and fun and one of her main goals in life is to not let her battle with Fibromyalgia stop her from doing the things she loves most. Tonya is married to Jo Outlaw and she has four children; Rico, Gabby, Jolanda and Joelle.

Posted on August 9, 2014, in chronic illness, chronic pain, Massage, massage therapy. Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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