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About Elemental Bodywork
The benefits for massage, generally considered part of complementary and alternative medicine, is increasingly being offered along with standard treatment for a wide range of medical conditions and situations.
Many studies have shown the benefits of massage demonstrate that it is an effective treatment for reducing stress, pain and muscle tension.
Some studies have found massage may also be helpful for:
Digestive disorders
Insomnia related to stress
Myofascial pain syndrome
Soft tissue strains or injuries
Sports injuries
Joint pain
Beyond the benefits for specific conditions or diseases, some people enjoy massage because it often produces feelings of caring, comfort and connection.