The holidays are a time for family, friends, and lots of stress. From preparing the perfect Thanksgiving meal, to dealing with relatives you only see once a year, to planning that holiday shopping, it's no wonder that so many people get frazzled this time of year. But there is hope! Massage therapy offers a wide range of benefits that can help you relax and de-stress during the holiday season. Here's everything you need to know about getting the best massage for your holiday stress.
The Benefits of Massage Therapy
There are countless benefits of massage therapy, all of which can be helpful during the hectic holiday season. Massage therapy can help improve circulation and alertness, reduce stress and anxiety, and promote relaxation, letting you focus on what matters more than the stress itself. Massage therapy can also help improve flexibility and range of motion, reduce pain, and increase endorphin levels (which can boost your mood around these stressful times).
Types of Massages to Consider
There are many different types of massages to choose from, so it's important to find one that's right for you. If you're looking for a quick way to relax and get all the benefits of massage therapy without having to add the stress of scheduling more appointments in this busy season, an at home massager may be right for you. There are all sorts of different massagers on the market these days. And with so many options, it can be hard to know which one is right for you. But don't worry, we're here to help! Here are three of our favorite types of massagers that are sure to help you relax and de-stress this holiday season:
- Handheld Massager: A handheld massager is a great option if you're looking for something versatile and portable. Because you can take it with you wherever you go, it's great for those times when you're feeling stressed but don't have time for a full-fledged massage. In just a few minutes you can get that needed relief from stress and muscle tightness massage therapy provides in your preferred comfort space. You can use it on your back, neck, shoulders, arms, legs or anywhere else that feels tight or sore. Plus, most handheld massagers come with different attachments so you can customize your massage experience. Check out our best selling BACKPlus® Squirrel Massage System with 6 different attachments for deep and targeted muscle relief wherever and wherever you need it.
- Foot Massager: If your feet are feeling extra tired from all the holiday shopping, then a foot massager is just what you need! Foot massaging is known to help with circulation, which results in better blood pressure regulation and helps with pain regulation in other parts of the body in addition to your feet. Foot massage therapy also helps regulate mood and stress - De-stressing while you work at home or in the office is easy with a complimentary foot massage. Check out the BACKplus® Shiatsu Foot Massager with Calf Compression & Heat for customizable foot massages in the comfort of your own home.
- Multipurpose Massager: If you really want to pamper yourself, then a multipurpose massager is the way to go! Redfern has your specialized needs and preferences in mind with the BackPlus® PRO 3 in 1 Massager for Neck Shoulders and Back and the BACKPlus® Shiatsu Back and Foot Massager. These massagers offer you a range of convenient customizability to get the benefits of massage therapy where you want it. There are no more compromises for partners or family members with our multipurpose massagers, as everyone can enjoy a relaxing massage from head to toe!
This holiday season, don't let stress get the best of you. Consider incorporating massage therapy into your routine to help reduce anxiety, promote relaxation, improve circulation, and boost your mood. With so many benefits, it's impossible to go wrong!