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5 Reasons you Should get a Massage

There are several reasons you should get a massage, both for your physical and mental health. Here are five of them:

Experience Relief from Stress & Anxiety

Massage can help relieve stress and anxiety, as massaging the soft tissues releases tension in your nerve receptors, sending positive feedback to your central nervous system, and leaving you feeling relaxed. Because it helps you to feel relaxed, a regular massage can help to keep your stress and anxiety levels down.

Improve your Circulation

Massage stimulates your circulation, increasing the nutrition and oxygen your blood sends to your muscles, by increasing the tissues ability to repair, flow better and help remove metabolic waste products from muscle use. The more regularly you enjoy a massage, the more regularly you can enjoy these benefits.

Aid your Recovery

Exercise and repetitive movement leaves everyone with aches and pains. A sports massage will help speed up your recovery, lessen fatigue, stimulate nutrient uptake, and reduce trigger points. This will leave you feeling healthy and pain-free, allowing you to live life to the full. (You can learn more about sports massage here.)

Increase your Range of Motion

Massage can also help to increase your range of motion. By focusing on certain parts of the body, massage can manipulate the tissue in ways that cannot always be achieved with regular stretching. Deep strokes will break down the tissues by drawing them apart in all directions. Decreasing tension, thereby increasing your range of motion.


Last but not least, massage helps you to relax. And in today’s busy world, that’s something we all need, right?

Feel the Effects Today!

Want to feel the effects of massage with AFX Massage?

If you want relief from stress, improved circulation, accelerated recovery, increased range of motion, or simply a relaxing time out, call AFX Massage today – (07) 3349 0286. Or, you can learn more about our massage services here