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Massage Therapy for Children

    Massage can be helpful for children who experience a wide range of symptoms, from musculoskeletal pain caused by sports injuries, to helping with neurological conditions or anxiety. Massage can help

    • Decrease musculoskeletal pain and increase healing
    • Increase body awareness and neurological development
    • Decrease levels of cortisol (the stress hormone) and blood glucose levels. The reduction in stress in children boosts the immune system and its ability to resist diseases
    • Stimulate motor development
    • Stimulate cognitive development (increased alertness as well as speed and accuracy)