Massage is one of the oldest healing arts: Chinese records dating back 3,000 years document its use.
As an accepted part of many physical rehabilitation programs, massage therapy has also proven beneficial for many chronic conditions, including low back pain, arthritis, bursitis, fatigue, high blood pressure, diabetes, immunity suppression, infertility, smoking cessation, depression, and more. And, as many millions will attest, massage also helps relieve the stress and tension of everyday living that can lead to disease and illness.
Great Wall Street Journal article about the benefits of massage people may recognize.
Another great article you should read. The inside scoop on how massage therapy works from Body Sense - Winter 2012
The Benifits of Massage