Many of today’s health troubles can benefit from massage therapy because the massaging of soft issues affects many of our bodily systems. Massage therapy improves health by acting on the following systems:
Massage is not just for relaxation there are therapeutic advantages as well: It is for Injury prevention and rehabilitation after injury, relieving headaches and muscle tension, helps prevent migraines, improving circulation, promotes better sleep patterns and reduces insomnia, toning muscles, sinus pressure reduction, reducing allergy symptoms, beating the weight loss plateau, improving range of motion, helps lower blood pressure, reduce anxiety, stress and depression, reducing swelling, strengthens the immune system, better flexibility in athletes, reduces possible injuries in athletes and reduces joint pain
Massage appointments should be made two business days in advance. Appointments can be made during specified times. If you would like to make an appointment at a different time, contact campus recreation at (417) 836-5334. Register at online services.
Massage therapy sessions are offered at the following rates:
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Chair Massage: $1/minute, 10 minute minimum
Massage therapists at the Foster Recreation Center offer the following types of massages: