To find the best massage for seniors in Denver visit Peace of Mind Massage on Old South Pearl Street in Platt Park close by to Washington Park, Cherry Creek, Capital Hill, Englewood, and central to all of Denver, Colorado.
There are many benefits of massage for seniors. Seniors in Denver can especially benefit from massage therapy and body work. Colorado is known to be one of the fittest states in the nation. Health is very important to people of all ages in Denver. Colorado is home to the rocky mountains and people come here from around the world to ski, snowboard, snow shoe and more. People who live here love to take advantage of our mountains and all their sports. In Denver and surrounding neighborhoods such as Washington Park, seniors are active walking or cycling around our beautiful parks and trails. To continue skiing well into your old age get regular massage and bodywork.
Massage for seniors means more energy and less pain when doing things with their children and grandchildren. Massage for seniors allows physical pass times like gardening to continue without aches and pain. Many seniors seem to think that they just have to live with painful symptoms they often attribute to arthritis. Stiffness and pain in the hands and knees is associated with aging and arthritis. Massage Therapy helps those with arthritis in their hands feel less pain and gain greater grip strength. Regular massage therapy for arthritis in the knees results in less stiffness and pain and increased physical function.
Seniors are often forced to take medications for various medical conditions. Arthritis, muscle cramps and spasms, depression, and anxiety can all be helped naturally with massage and bodywork. Massage for seniors can help lower blood pressure, calm the nervous system, and decrease depression because massage helps release serotonin and dopamine(your happy chemicals). Massage is a natural anti anxiety and depression medication. Massage for seniors can help ease the pain because it produces natural pain killing endorphins. Massage is a natural pain killer! It’s always a good idea for seniors to consult with their Doctor prior to massage and bodywork to determine if these therapies are safe in conjunction with medications and certain medical conditions.
There are several massage therapy techniques for seniors that would benefit the aging body(and mind). There’s no stopping the aging process, but there’s holistic ways of managing it. Your massage therapist will talk to you and find out what your goals are and issues, and the session will be personally tailored to fit your needs. If you are a senior who is depressed, reflexology massage could help relax you. If you are suffering from trouble with range of motion, trigger point therapy and therapeutic stretching may decrease your stiffness greatly. At Peace of Mind Massage in Denver we even offer Yoga Therapy, which is a great way to enter into yoga safely. Seniors need to use caution when doing yoga or massage and make sure they are in the safe hands of licensed and trained individuals.
Massage for seniors is important for the emotional support through safe touch. Many seniors have lost their partners and family members and are touch deprived. Massage for seniors is a place of warm, compassionate, and supportive touch that they may otherwise not get at all. The Massage Therapists and holistic health practitioners at Peace of Mind Massage in Denver find so much reward in helping seniors in need of massage. We cater to those who may need a little extra time getting on and off the table. Let us know if you need it and we’ll do our best to provide the extra time at no extra charge or loss of massage work. We even have ADA compliant hydraulic massage tables that lower all the way to the ground for safely getting on and off the massage table. We have a treatment room on ground level for seniors or anyone who needs to avoid stairs.
Massage for seniors needs to be affordable. Seniors are often retired and without an income. In this economy many seniors have to budget everything in order to retire. At Peace of Mind Massage in Denver we have some of the lowest prices in the area. We charge only $60 per hour or less with packages. Peace of Mind’s prices are simple, we don’t charge extra for anything. Not hot stones, advanced modalities, aromatherapy, hydrotherapy, or deeper pressure. To show our love for our senior clients we are now offering a senior discount of $10 for 60 minutes or more Mondays through Thursdays. This discount can not be combined with other discounts or used on packages. We hope our low prices allow our clients to budget massage and bodywork into their lives on a regular basis.
Massage is not just a luxury for the rich. Massage is not just for when you are in desperate pain either! Massage is something people should have on a regular basis for their over all health and well being. Seniors often have some misconceptions or reservations about massage. The women at Peace of Mind Massage and Wellness are compassionate and friendly while always upholding professionalism. We use our knowledge to help our clients get results, and we aim to provide the most relaxing, comfortable environment possible.
Written by Nicole Davis, LMT, NCTMB
Peace of Mind Massage and Wellness
1249 South Pearl Street
Denver, CO, 80210