Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) is a recognized anxiety disorder that develops from a traumatic experience. Many individuals have been diagnosed with PTSD as a result of military duty, natural disasters, sexual abuse and trauma.
Here are some symptoms of PTSD:
Feeling of being on edge and in danger
There are many other symptoms for PTSD. Ask your doctor for help if you feel these symptoms are describing you.
Massage and PTSD:
Massage therapy is a proven approach to help individuals feel better. Massage therapy is the manipulation of the body tissues through touch in order to relieve pain and enhance a person’s quality of life. Massage therapy is a beneficial treatment to those suffering from Post traumatic Stress Disorder in conjunction with other therapies to help in maintaining one’s well being.
PTSD is a serious condition that can benefit from bodywork. Massage therapy is a holistic approach that can help manage anxieties and fears. It is important to make sure that your Therapist is familiar with the the disorder and able to cope with symptoms as they may arise.