Massage for Anxiety and Depression

05-Nov-2017
Massage for Anxiety and Depression

The Center for Disease Control has found that 1 in 10 Americans is affected by clinical depression or anxiety. This can often be linked to chronic pain, mental fatigue or illness, pregnancy, and life stressors. The CDC states “Depression can adversely affect the course and outcome of common chronic conditions, such as arthritis, asthma, cardiovascular disease, cancer, diabetes, and obesity. Depression also can result in increased work absenteeism, short-term disability, and decreased productivity.”

A 2010 meta-analysis of 17 clinical trials concluded that massage therapy helps to reduce depression and a 2012 study revealed that pregnant women with depression who received massage had babies who weighed more than those who did not receive treatment.

Cortisol is the body’s hormonal survival response to stress and is very damaging with long-term exposure. The good news? Massage therapy lowers it by as much as 50%. At the same time, massage increases the levels of serotonin, dopamine and oxytocin which help stabilize your mood and repair the body.

If you know anyone who ‘lives on stress’ or suffers from chronic depression or anxiety….do them a favor and tell them about the powerful effects of massage.

What Clients Are Saying

“I've had massages from coast to coast, and we are truly lucky to have Rod in Burlington.”
Martin T. Burlington, VT
“Rod healed me as if all the specialists I see regularly took care of me at the same time. ”
Jonathan L. Montréal, Québec
“As someone who...teaches in a massage training program...I would not hesitate to return to Rod.”
William K., PhD Rutland, VT

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Rod Cain Massage Therapy is a multi-therapist practice specializing in deep tissue, sports and rehabilitative massage. The spacious, well appointed studio is perfect for couple’s massages. Our main location is in the historic Chace Mill on the banks of the beautiful Winooski river (an easy walk to Winooski) and is conveniently located near downtown Burlington, Vermont. Ample free parking and easy access to interstate 89. We also have a location at Summit Chiropractic in Essex, Vermont.

LOCATIONS

IN THE HISTORIC CHACE MILL

1 Mill Street, Suite 224
Burlington, Vermont 05401

802-355-5585

SUMMIT CHIROPRACTIC

VISIT WEBSITE

69 Center Road
Essex Junction, Vermont 05452

802-662-1047

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Services

60 MINUTES CUSTOM MASSAGE   $80.00

90 MINUTES CUSTOM MASSAGE   $110.00

120 MINUTES CUSTOM MASSAGE   $145.00

90 MINUTES COUPLES MASSAGE $220.00

30 MINUTES CHIRO SUPPORT (Essex Only)   $50.00