Therapeutic Massage by Taunya Gosso-Brown

Many Benefits and Uses

Therapeutic massage can be an important component of your health maintenance or wellness plan.  It helps keep the body and mind functioning optimally.

  • Promotes well-nourished and healthy skin
  • Improves circulation of blood and lymph
  • Relaxes muscles and improves joint mobility
  • Encourages general relaxation
  • Improves immune system functioning
  • Improves energy flow
  • Improves cellular nutrition

Alleviates Problem Conditions:  Therapeutic massage can help relieve certain common physical problems and help bring the body back to optimal functioning.

  • General muscular tension and aches
  • Tension headaches
  • Muscular back pain
  • Poor circulation
  • Stress and anxiety

Combats the Negative Effects of Aging:  Therapeutic massage is effective in combating the negative effects of aging noticed in the middle to the late years of life.  It helps keep the body tissue and basic functions in a more youthful state.

  • Enhances tissue elasticity and joint flexability
  • Improves blood and lymph circulation
  • Promotes healthy vibrant skin
  • Improves immune system functioning
  • Relieves muscle aches and stiffness.

Relieves the Effects of Stress:  Therapeutic massage helps balance the effects of stress in our lives, and avoid stress related disease and dysfucntion.

  • Triggers the Relaxation Response
  • Relaxes tense muscles 
  • Reduces anxiety levels
  • Normalizes blocked energy flow
  • Improves immune system functioning
  • Restores a calm mind and feeling of well being by releasing seratonin and dopamine in the brain, our natural feel good chemicals.
  • Helps promote better sleep

Especially beneficial for:

  • ​Caregivers - Those who care for others.  Mothers and fathers, teachers, rec leaders, daycare workers and health care workers of all kinds.
  • Physical workers - Those who stress their bodies in their work such as construction workers, farmers, truck drivers, postal workers, plumbers, electricians, painters, wait staff, bartenders, dancers etc.
  • Desk workers - For those whose work involves long hours sitting at a desk using a computer or talking on the phone; or at a bench assembling parts, fixing things or creating works of art.
  • Travelers - for those spending long hours sitting in a car, train or airplane.

Massage as a complement to Chiropractic care

  • Increases the effectiveness of chiropractic treatments
  • Aids in preparing the body for chiropractic adjustments
  • Helps relieve pain in muscles and related soft tissues
  • Helps prevent future problems