While massage may have developed a reputation as a decadent treat for people who love pampering, new studies are showing it has a wide variety of tangible health benefits.
Research over the past couple of years has found that massage therapy boosts immune function in women with breast cancer, improves symptoms in children with asthma, and increases grip strength in patients with carpal tunnel syndrome. Giving massages to the littlest patients, premature babies, helped in the crucial task of gaining weight.
By Mayo Clinic staff
A soothing massage can help you unwind, but that’s not all. Explore the possible health benefits and risks of massage therapy, plus what to expect.
Massage is no longer available only through luxury spas and upscale health clubs. Today, massage therapy is offered in businesses, clinics, hospitals and even airports. If you’ve never tried massage, learn about the possible health benefits of massage and what to expect during a massage therapy session.
What is massage?
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Our Zen Massage® franchise continues to grow, with the newest location in Douglasville, Georgia, right outside of Atlanta. Mickey and Darlene Jefferson are joining the franchise team. Now, Douglasville’s residents can enjoy a high quality Zen Massage® at a great price, without any contracts or membership fees.Continue Reading →
More clients will get the benefits of high quality massage therapy without contracts or memberships, as Zen Massage® is opening another franchise in Mooresville, North Carolina.
The new franchise owner is Bob Kinser and he is currently scouting for the best location. Hopefully, Mooresville residents will be able to enjoy a Zen Massage® by this fall. We’ll keep you posted!Continue Reading →
The Zen Massage® franchise continues to grow, and that is good news for people who live in the Overland Park area of Kansas City. Owners Beverly and Jerry Goldstein already offer Zen Massage® in Olathe, Kansas, and this will be their second franchise. “We are ready to expand,” said Beverly Goldstein.
You can expect the same high quality, personalized massages, facials and body wraps in Overland Park, as well as two couples’ rooms for side-by-side couples massages. Goldstein is proud to ...Continue Reading →
The benefits of massage therapy are far-reaching and long-lasting, according to new research. Now, with affordable Zen Massage franchises in the Southeast, more and more people can reap those benefits.
Massage therapy is a general term for manipulating skin, muscles, tendons and ligaments. The Mayo Clinic, one of the most prestigious hospital and research institutions in America, cites massage as helpful with stress relief, managing anxiety and depression, pain, stiffness, blood pressure control, sports related injuries, and even boosting immunity.
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The high-quality, affordable luxury of a Zen massage will soon be available to residents of Charleston, South Carolina. A development agreement announced today brings spa massage with no contracts and no membership fees to residents in Dorchester, Charleston and Berkeley Counties.
The first Zen Massage location will be on Rivers Avenue in North Charleston, across from Northwoods Mall. It will open February 5, 2011, in time for Valentine’s Day.
John and Susan Hammontree are investing in Zen, along with their daughter, Heather ...Continue Reading →
At least 14 new Zen Massage locations will open in Florida in a new, multi-year agreement effective January 1, 2011. Franchise CEO Randall Scribner announced major expansion plans for the Sunshine State today.
“This is the latest growth in a dynamic company with potential to quickly blanket the South and Southeast United States,” Scribner says. Florida is one of 7 states now with Zen Massage franchises.
The unique Zen Massage philosophy of high quality massage at affordable prices is one Americans are ...Continue Reading →