When it comes to relaxation and stress relief, massage is effective. But do potential clients know that?

Massage therapists can National Relaxation Day, on Aug. 15, to market their services to new and existing clients.

Research indicates that massage therapy improves mood and immune function, lowers blood pressure, reduces stress and pain, and enhances well-being.

Massage therapists can find reports on these research studies at www.massagemag.com (choose “Research” from the menu bar on the left side of the home page), and may print copies of these reports for educational purposes.

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