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Swedish Massage Therapy

swedish massage therapy relaxes whole body

Are you looking for a Swedish Massage in Anchorage?  When most people think of massage therapy, what they imagine is Swedish massage therapy. It is the most common type of therapy and the best known therapy that is done today. Swedish massage relaxes and treats the entire body through gentle rubbing along the muscle fibers in long stokes towards the heart. This is because, not only does a Swedish massage help with relaxation, but it has substantial physiological benefits. These benefits include decreasing toxicity in the muscles, improving oxygen level in blood and circulation.


Swedish Massage Therapy in Anchorage AK

A study on Swedish massage therapy was performed using volunteers. All of the volunteers received 50 minute massages. Following the massage, all the volunteers showed lowered cortisol levels. Cortisol is the hormone that is responsible for stress. Also, they found lower levels of a hormone called arginine vasopressin which is a hormone that can lead to high cortisol levels. The benefits didn’t stop there though. It was also found that the number of white blood cells, immune system cells, was increased which leads to a stronger immune system.

There is more than one type of technique used in Swedish massage. There are various hand movements that include circular pressure or kneading. Some massage therapists also use tapping or stretching motions. It’s very important that during and even before your massage that your communicative with your massage therapist to improve your overall experience.


Set up your Swedish massage therapy appointment at Excellence in Health Chiropractic & Rehab Clinic in Anchorage today!

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MASSAGE THERAPY HOURS


Monday
8:30am - 7:30pm


Tuesday
8:30am - 7:30pm


Wednesday
8:30am - 7:30pm


Thursday
8:30am - 7:30pm


Friday
8:30am - 7:30pm


Saturday
9:00am - 4:45pm

Excellence in Health Chiropractic & Rehab Clinic
2008 East Northern Lights Boulevard #100
Anchorage, AK 99508
(907) 562-6325

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