Stress is the imbalance between the demands being made on us and our resources to cope with those demands. Stress is extremely common and almost unavoidable. But while some stress is positive too much or prolonged stress can have extremely negative impacts to the body. Untreated stress can lead to serious mental, behavioural and physical illness.
When we feel under stress, our body kicks into high gear to deal with the threat. Our heartbeat, breathing rate and blood pressure all go up. The longer we feel stressed, the greater the demand on our body.
Massage helps to decrease stress by lowering the heart rate, increases temperature in the body and promotes relaxation. When the body relaxes, stress levels are relieved, and the feeling of calmness and relaxation increases. This also aids in promoting healthy sleep routines.
Our remedial massage therapists are highly trained in not only remedial techniques but relaxation techniques.
Physiotherapists are able to help you manage your stress levels with the use of acupuncture and exercise prescription. Regular exercise is a great way to manage stress. You should do some form of exercise that causes you to feel puffed At least 20 minutes of exercise three times a week is recommended- we are here to guide you on safe exercise you enjoy.
If you would like to learn more about our services, or have some questions regarding our treatment options in our Mount Lawley clinic, feel free to give us a call.
You can reach us at (08) 9271 8805 and one of our friendly team members will be happy to answer your questions.