Almost everyone has heard of the cardiovascular and immune systems — but have you ever heard of the endocannabinoid system? If not, don’t worry; you’re not alone. However, this little-known critical system is actually the focus of many emerging research studies involving the effects of cannabis on the human body.
By Danielle Fix, Lead Therapist – Gainey
Simply stated, massage is the manual manipulation of muscles, tendons and connective tissues,helping to improve flexibility, circulation and accelerate recovery from injury or strenuous activity. Additionally, massage instigates the release of serotonin and oxytocin – the “happy hormones” that reduce psychological stress and can lower blood pressure, among other benefits.