THE BENEFITS OF MASSAGE AT WORK

Why Massage At Work?

Regardless of an employees position in your company, office environments are often a source of stress. Marketing and sales presentations, deadlines, meetings and big projects can all cause the neck, back and shoulders to ache and stiffen. Corporate massage addresses these issues by making relaxation and rejuvenation part of the work day, leading to many benefits for both employees and the company as a whole.

Boosting Productivity

Why massage at work?Boosting productivity and problem solving can be as simple as a brief massage. According to the Journal American Psychologist, employees emerge from a chair massage better able to take on complicated tasks. Massage can also lead to improved thinking and problem solving, creating a more focused and innovative team.

Improving Health

Massage has been shown to relieve many health issues and conditions, including: arthritis, immune system disorders, muscle and joint functioning as well as reduce, blood pressure. These benefits make your employees feel better, allowing them to work more efficiently and miss fewer days of work.

Improving Overall Well-Being

Waning morale can have a major effect on a business's bottom line. Work-related problems like stress cost companies billions of dollars a year, but massage can boost morale and make employees look forward to coming into work each day. Relaxed employees are less likely to feel anxious or hostile at work, which leads to a more positive and productive work environment.

Show Employee Appreciation

Why massage at work?When your team knows they are valued, they are more likely to remain loyal to your company and produce their best work. Regular massage sessions let your employees know you care about their physical and mental well-being. It's a great way to say "thank you" for all their hard work.

Related Research

A study conducted at Bowling Green State University "evaluated the effectiveness of a 15-minute on-site Chair Massage on reducing stress as indicated by blood pressure." Fifty-two participants were given a 15-minute massage; their blood pressures were measured before and after the massage. After receiving the massage, analysis showed a "significant reduction" in their blood pressure.

Cady, S. H. and G. E. Jones. “Massage therapy as a workplace intervention for reduction of stress.” Perceptual & Motor Skills 84.1 (Feb. 1997): 157-8.

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BENEFITS OF
MASSAGE AT WORK

  • Massage therapy reduces stress
  • Massage increases productivity
  • Improves employee performance
  • Helps alleviate some medical conditions
  • Of the 100 Best Companies for Working Mothers, 77% offered massage therapy.
  • Companies like Google have around 50 massage therapists - and they plan to grow that number!

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The whole experience from our first call to the contracting down to the actual massage day was excellent. The organization side of things was simple and did not take long to complete. I appreciated the flexibility around the timing, the number of therapists, etc. The therapist did a fantastic job; everyone here really liked her and I got numerous thank you emails stating how "heavenly" it was to quote just one participant."
Dean Oredson, Return Path, Broomfield, CO

We were amazed at the level of enthusiasm and delight we heard back from every employee who participated in the massage event that was held for our employee appreciation day! We will definitely be bringing Back In Touch Back on a more regular basis."
Kelly Goldsman
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Level 3 New York

Our whole department was treated to the reward of on-site massage after a long stressful project had been completed. I must say it was the perfect remedy. We all had tight muscles in the neck and shoulder area and we were impressed with what an impact just 15 and 30 minute massages made. The therapists that Back In Touch assigned to our office really knew what they were doing. We look forward to their next visit. "
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