The benefits of massage
How do science and massage match up?
You lie on the table and await the experienced hands of the therapist.
Your tired and aching muscles eagerly await the therapeutic touch of the experienced fingers. As the session starts your pressing agenda takes a back seat and you feel the stress and tension lift from your body.
It can be a relaxing and intoxicating experience. But what lies behind this age-old treatment?
And what can science tell us about the tangible benefits of modern massage?