Massage Therapy Is Great for These 45 Conditions

Massage therapy may help a great number of conditions, including those found in this list:

  1. Depression and anxiety
  2. Headaches and migraines
  3. Back pain
  4. Fibromyalgia
  5. Insomnia
  6. Sports injuries
  7. Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  8. TMJ (Temporomandibular Joint Disorder)
  9. Plantar fasciitis
  10. Tendinitis
  11. Sciatica
  12. Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA)
  13. Chronic pain
  14. Stress
  15. Post-operative recovery
  16. Pregnancy-related symptoms (such as back pain and swelling)
  17. Scoliosis
  18. Lymphedema
  19. Asthma
  20. High blood pressure
  21. Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)
  22. Whiplash/Thoracic Outlet Syndrome
  23. Multiple Sclerosis
  24. Cerebral Palsy
  25. Lupus
  26. Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)
  27. Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  28. Restless Leg Syndrome (RLS)
  29. Endometriosis
  30. Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS)
  31. Raynaud’s Disease
  32. Scleroderma
  33. Myofascial pain syndrome
  34. Frozen Shoulder
  35. Shin splints
  36. Achilles tendonitis
  37. Tennis elbow
  38. Golfer’s elbow
  39. Piriformis syndrome
  40. Patellofemoral pain syndrome
  41. Diabetic neuropathy
  42. Reflex sympathetic dystrophy (RSD)
  43. Chronic fatigue syndrome
  44. Interstitial cystitis
  45. Parkinson’s Disease

This is not an exhaustive list — there are many more conditions that massage is great for. Please share additional conditions in the comments below.

It’s important to note that massage therapy may not be suitable for certain medical conditions and it’s always best to consult with a healthcare professional before starting any massage therapy treatment.

Additionally, not all massages are the same and different types of massage may be better suited for different medical conditions.