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Massage Therapy

Massage Therapy and its Benefits

Massage is one of the oldest healing arts. Many ancient civilizations from thousands of years ago documented numerous forms of massage for treating illnesses. Massage therapies encompass the application of various techniques to the muscles and soft tissues of the human body.

  • low back pain
  • arthritis
  • bursitis
  • fatigue
  • high blood pressure
  • smoking cessation
  • depression
  • stress
  • tension
Licensed Massage Therapy in Naperville

Licensed Massage Therapists at Gelband Natural Health are trained in some of the most advanced techniques to release trigger points, break up fascial adhesions, remodel fibrous tissue, and drain lymphoedema. Our staff have decades of experience in Massage Therapy and will detail your treatment so you know what to expect. Should you have any additional questions, our team will be happy to assist you.

Massage therapy complements the other treatments available at Gelband Natural Health. If you suffer from chronic pain, we will develop a comprehensive strategy to address the cause of your symptoms. Once our team reaches a diagnosis, we may recommend other treatments to bolster the effects of your massage therapy. When combined with Chiropractic Adjustments, Physical Therapy, and Applied Kinesiology, the results we achieve are outstanding.

Most people know about the relaxation benefits of massage, but it has a number of other advantages as well. The different types of massage therapy we provide are:

  • Shiatsu
  • Swedish
  • Sports Massage
  • Geriatric Massage
  • Lymphedema Therapy (lymph drainage)
  • Myofascial Therapy

And each is its own different experience to the patient. Depending on your level of comfort each massage can be a very intense session to release tension and promote circulation and recovery of your muscles. Athletes will experience a very different type of massage from senior citizens and other every day patients.

Lasting Effects of Massage Therapy

Massage therapy can reduce pain, muscle inflammation, assist in recovery from working out and help prevent injury. Regular massage therapy is also known to release additional serotonin and dopamine into the body. These are naturally occurring chemicals in the body known to reduce stress and anxiety. Over time, consistent massage therapy sessions continue to stimulate the release of these chemicals, aiding you in the ability to deal with acute stress or anxiety as well.

Regular massage therapy is known to induce relaxation into patients and is even linked with treatment of some psychological issues. Massage therapy improves the capacity for relaxation and can improve mood, creativity, and overall mental health. Continuing therapy sessions is strongly encouraged to maintain the benefits of massage and retain your clarity and ability to handle acute anxiety and tension.

We can introduce you to new perspectives on massage as a regular part of body maintenance, as opposed to a rare occurrence. Regular massage therapy will increase mobility and have a positive effect on your other body systems as well, such as your nerves and your digestive system. Give us a call and ask about a free consultation today, 630-505-4040.

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