Anxiety and stress are common and costly problems afflicting American adults and are a leading reason for using complementary and alternative medical therapies, such as therapeutic massage. The scientific literature supports the use of massage to reduce symptoms of anxiety in people with a variety of conditions. Reduced anxiety symptoms have been reported in over a dozen studies of massage for a host of specific conditions such as arthritis, asthma, depression, job stress, back pain, and multiple sclerosis.
In addition to the benefits of massage in reducing anxiety in a wide variety of studies, community surveys indicate that people with complaints of muscle tension, fatigue, chronic pain, and insomnia successfully use massage to address these symptoms. Thus, massage is encouraged as an excellent, non-pharmacologic way to supplement psychotherapy for conditions that include stress, anxiety, and depression.
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For sufferers of chronic sinusitis, congestion and pain can be source of ongoing discomfort. You may be in for a pleasant surprise when massage therapy brings more relief than your doctor ever could! By customizing a session with sinus massage, acupressure, lymphatic supprt, and cranial sacral techniques, massage therapists can be the most important practitioner a chronic sinusitis sufferer ever entrusts with his or her care.
Jasmine Torres, L.M.T., is the Licensed Massage Therapist for Behavioral Wellness Clinic in Louisville. A graduate of Lexington Healing Arts Academy, she has experience with Swedish Massage, Hot Stone Massage, Trigger Point Therapy, Deep Tissue Massage, Myofascial Release, Reflexology, Hydrotherapy, Aromatherapy and Prenatal Massage.
Jasmine's life long fascination of the physical and mental connection and a passion for helping others influenced her career choice. Massage offers a pathway for the mind-body connection to further develop and facilitate improved health and emotional wellbeing.
Compassion, respect, and attending to a client's needs are the main ethics in her practice. This provides an environment where people can safely reconnect with themselves and establish inner peace through release of muscle tension and pain. Her interests include Eastern philosophy, nutrition, natural living, energy therapies, anatomy and physiology.
Behavioral Wellness Clinic
912 Lily Creek Road
Louisville, KY 40243
Office: (502) 338-0608
OCD Clinic: (502) 403-7818
Fax: (502) 245-1888
Clinical Director: Monnica Williams, PhD
Office Manager: Jasmine Terwilliger
Business Manager: Matthew Jahn