People go for different types of massages to relieve the muscle pain, mild headaches, to improve sleep etc. The most common type of massage therapy is Swedish massage. One can go for Deep Tissue massage for giving attention to stiff and troubled spots. There is also chair massage which is a full body massage in a specially designed chair.
As told earlier certain ailments like headaches, sleep disorder respond to massage better than medicine. It is said that massage reduces the need for pain killers by 36% in case of back pain. It also lowers blood pressure and improves circulation. It also reduces the stress hormone cortisol by 50%.
86% of people who got massage agreed that massage effectively reduced their pain. With these many benefits, massage therapy should indeed be a part of healthcare field.