Benefits of massage

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Muscular and skeletal Benefits

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Nervous system benefits

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Other Benefits

  • Relaxes or stimulates muscles to relieve tension, pain, stiffness and weakness

  • Reduces unwanted or excessive scar tissue and swelling after surgery

  • Increased range of motion and joint flexibility

  • Decrease recovery time after surgery

  • Reduces muscle spasms

  • Decreased healing time from muscle injuries including strains and sprains

  • Relieves nerve related pain

  • Stimulates the motor nerves

  • Improves proprioception  (awareness of position and movement of the body)

  • Raise endorphin levels to promote healing

  • Relieves restlessness and promotes better sleep patterns

  • Decreases blood pressure

  • Improves elimination of metabolic waste

  • Improves appetite 

  • Aids in digestive health

  • Promotes healthy skin and coat

  • Supports the lymphatic system 

  • Boosts the immune system

  • Promotes healthy breathing patterns

  • Decreased anxiety and depression

  • Provides an overall sense of well-being

Massage is not a substitute for veterinary care. In the state of Oregon it is legally required that your pet has a referral from your veterinarian to receive massage therapy.  I will work with your veterinarian  to provide the best wholesome approach in keeping your pet thriving.