Massage in the Workplace

Sitting in the ergonomic positioning of a massage chair corrects the strain of sitting at a computer desk, lowers blood pressure, increase circulation and lymphatic flow.

Reduce stress by 85%
Decreases the symptoms of carpal tunnel & tendonitis by 14%
Relieves muscle tension and pain by 48%
Prevents repetitive strain injuries by 37%

*Increased productivity. Just fifteen minutes of chair massage a week have been scientifically proven to lower stress, reduce muscle tension and rejuvenate the mind and the body.
*Reduced absenteeism. Over 50% of lost work days are stress related, reducing work stress using seated massage has shown a reduction in absenteeism.
*Improved morale. Workers consistently report improved mood and a greater sense of well-being after a session of chair massage.
*Staff Goodwill! Because of the convenience, employees perceive onsite massage as a benefit, even when they pay for the service themselves!

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How does this help your business thrive?
Even a brief chair massage visit can significantly improve employee problem solving abilities.  A recent study in American Psychologist gave one group of workers  a 15 minute rest, and another, a 15 minute massage. The group that received the massage performed significantly better on complicated tasks like math problems.  Massage also improves creative thinking and relieves fatigue.  It’s better than a cup of coffee!

In addition, by lowering stress, workplace massage helps eliminate absenteeism, making your team more competitive. “Massage addressed the symptoms of stress,” says Bruce Kelly, a consultant with William M. Mercer, the benefits firm, about massage at one company. “It offers people relief and helps them perform better.”

The number of companies that offer massage to lower stress and improve productivity is growing every year. So, do such people-friendly policies result in higher revenues? You bet, says Fortune Magazine.  In fact, Eddie Bauer, one of Fortune Magazine’s 100 Best Companies to Work For, provides on-site massage twice a week at corporate headquarters.
In addition, by lowering stress, massage helps eliminate absenteeism, making your team more competitive.