Spring Into Action: How Massage Therapy Can Help With Mental Health

In today’s fast-paced society, stress and anxiety have become all too common. Which is why we want to inform our community on how massage therapy can help their mental health – and spring is an excellent time to begin the journey!

How Massage Therapy Can Help With Mental Health

Many individuals are seeking holistic approaches to manage their mental well-being, and massage therapy is emerging as a powerful tool in this pursuit. Beyond its physical benefits, massage offers profound effects on mental health, and we want to explain how.

Reduces Stress

Stress is a prevalent factor in the development of mental health issues such as anxiety and depression. Massage helps to alleviate stress by activating the body’s relaxation response, reducing cortisol levels, and promoting feelings of calm.

Relieves Anxiety

Finding effective coping strategies to relive anxiety is important. Massage offers a natural remedy by calming the nervous system and promoting deep relaxation.

Enhances Mood

It has been shown to boost ones mood by stimulating the release of endorphins, which is the body’s natural ‘feel-good’ hormones.

Improves Sleep

Adequate sleep is essential for maintaining good mental health, yet many individuals struggle with insomnia or disrupted sleep patterns. Massage can promote better sleep by inducing relaxation, reducing muscle tension, and relieving physical discomfort.

Introducing massage therapy into your self-care routine this spring, can be a valuable investment in your mental health and well-being. We believe that prioritizing self-care is not a luxury, but a necessity. We are here to help with that!

Massage Therapy in Langley

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At Willoughby Family Chiropractic Clinic and Massage Therapy, our RMTs will develop an effective treatment plan with you, including homecare advice that will put more power into your hands for managing your symptoms, and provide you with ongoing solutions.

Learn more here, visit us at #130 8700 – 200th Street in Langley, or feel free to call with any questions you might have at 604 371 3939.

We look forward to seeing you soon, helping you discover the many benefits a whole-body healthcare approach can have on your mental health.


Dr. Mitch Spooner