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Ah, the golden years! A time to relax, enjoy retirement, and spend quality time with loved ones. But for many seniors, this stage of life can also bring its fair share of aches and pains. Back and neck pain, in particular, can be a real nuisance, making it difficult to enjoy the things you love.

As we age, our bodies undergo a range of changes that can contribute to musculoskeletal pain. Our muscles lose mass and strength, our joints become less flexible, and our spines start to compress. It’s no wonder that back and neck pain are so common among seniors!

But here’s the good news: massage can be a game-changer for seniors suffering from back and neck pain. And, as an added bonus, our qualified massage therapists can come to you!

Studies have consistently shown that massage can be an effective way to reduce pain and improve quality of life for seniors. A 2018 study published in the Journal of Bodywork and Movement Therapies found that massage significantly reduced pain and improved sleep quality in older adults with chronic low back pain.

Another study published in the Journal of Gerontology in 2019 found that massage therapy improved functional ability and reduced pain in seniors with osteoarthritis. And, in a review of 17 studies on massage for older adults, researchers found that massage had a positive impact on pain, anxiety, and depression.

So, what can massage do for seniors with back and neck pain? Here are just a few of the benefits:

  • Pain relief: Massage can help reduce pain and discomfort, making it easier to move around and enjoy daily activities.
  • Improved mobility: By increasing flexibility and reducing stiffness, massage can help seniors maintain their independence and mobility.
  • Better sleep: Massage can help improve sleep quality, which is essential for overall health and wellbeing.
  • Reduced anxiety and depression: Massage has been shown to reduce symptoms of anxiety and depression, which are common among seniors.
  • Improved mood: Massage can help release endorphins, the body’s natural feel-good chemicals, leaving seniors feeling more relaxed and uplifted.

We know that getting out and about can be a challenge for seniors, especially if you’re dealing with mobility issues or chronic pain. That’s why our massage therapists come to you, right in the comfort of your own home. No need to worry about transportation or navigating busy clinics – we’ll bring the massage table to you!

In today’s digital age, computers and smartphones have become an essential part of staying connected with loved ones, especially for seniors who may live far from family and friends. But when back and neck pain make it difficult to sit at a computer or hold a phone, it can be tough to stay in touch.

Regular massage can help alleviate these pains, making it easier to stay connected with loved ones and enjoy the things you love. Imagine being able to video chat with grandkids, scroll through social media, or play online games without feeling uncomfortable or restricted – it’s a game-changer!

Back and neck pain don’t have to feature in the golden years. With regular massage, seniors can experience significant pain relief, improved mobility, and a better overall quality of life. And, with our we-come-to-you massage service, it’s never been easier to get the care you need.

So why not give it a try? Our qualified massage therapists are here to help you feel your best.

Book your appointment today and start enjoying the golden years the way they’re meant to be – pain-free and full of joy!

Get in touch with us today to schedule a session with one of our qualified massage therapists. We can’t wait to help you feel relaxed, rejuvenated, and ready to take on the day!

Categories: Massage

Edwin Lynch

Lecturer and tutor for School of Arts & Humanities and Research Assistant for the School of Medicine and Health Sciences at Edith Cowan University.


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