Immunity Health Spa also offers massages, which in the past were mainly utilized for their relaxing, feel-good benefits. Today, however, more people in the U.S. are utilizing massages for their therapeutic benefits. Truth is, countries in the East have been practicing massages for centuries because they understood how massages help maintain health in the body.
Most people already know how massages reduce stress and anxiety, increase range of motion in stiff joints and Improve coordination and pain. However, until recently, many were unaware that massages also help boost the immune system, flush toxins and increase blood flow throughout the body.
Research conducted by the American Massage Therapy Association (AMTA) in 2015 says that gentle massages, such as a Swedish massage, improve immune system function. These benefits show improved response to fighting off colds, flu, and other seasonal illnesses. Massage stimulated the lymphocytes (WBC) to go to work in the body, and these white blood cells fight off viruses specifically. Further tests have shown massage increases immunity against all diseases, even cancer.