Lima Kai Massage and Bodyworks is centrally located in the heart of downtown Albuquerque on the corner of 2rd and Copper in the Galleria Plaza. We are across the street from the Hyatt building and around the corner from the Hotel Andaluz and the Albuquerque Convention Center.

The success of Lima Kai Bodyworks is built on trust, expertise professionalism, and a personal touch that always puts the health and well being of our clients first. We offer a unique blend of therapeutic result oriented therapies in a relaxing client centered environment. We offer somatically based (body centered) therapies and products to promote deep relaxation, reduce stress, unlock pain and discomfort, and nurture. We embody a wholistic approach that takes into account our clients physical, emotional, and spiritual wellbeing to provide clients nurturing treatments and continuing education to promote relaxation and self healing.

Lima Kai Bodyworks accepts cash, check, credit card, and applicable insurance with a Dr’s referral. Please co Come visit us to relax and unwind. Through this process you are given the opportunity to tap into deeper levels of healing and therapy. Please visit our services page to see what types of treatment we are accustomed to working with.

 

 

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The Benefits Of Massage

What exactly are the benefits of receiving massage or bodywork treatments? Useful for all of the conditions listed below and more, massage can:

• Alleviate low-back pain and improve range of motion.
• Assist with shorter, easier labor for expectant mothers and shorten maternity hospital stays.
• Ease medication dependence.
• Enhance immunity by stimulating lymph flow—the body's natural defense system.
• Exercise and stretch weak, tight, or atrophied muscles.
• Help athletes of any level prepare for, and recover from, strenuous workouts.
• Improve the condition of the body's largest organ—the skin.
• Increase joint flexibility.
• Lessen depression and anxiety.
• Promote tissue regeneration, reducing scar tissue and stretch marks.
• Pump oxygen and nutrients into tissues and vital organs, improving circulation.
• Reduce post surgery adhesions and swelling.
• Reduce spasms and cramping.

 

• Relax and soften injured, tired, and overused muscles.
• Release endorphins—amino acids that work as the body's natural painkiller.
• Relieve migraine pain.

Experts estimate that upwards of ninety percent of disease is stress related. And perhaps nothing ages us faster, internally and externally, than high stress. While eliminating anxiety and pressure altogether in this fast-paced world may be idealistic, massage can, without a doubt, help manage stress. This translates into:

• Decreased anxiety.
• Enhanced sleep quality.
• Greater energy.
• Improved concentration.
• Increased circulation.
• Reduced fatigue.

Furthermore, clients often report a sense of perspective and clarity after receiving a massage. The emotional balance bodywork provides can often be just as vital and valuable as the more tangible physical benefits.

Profound Effects
In response to massage, specific physiological and chemical changes cascade throughout the body, with profound effects. Research shows that with massage:

• Arthritis sufferers note fewer aches and less stiffness and pain.
• Asthmatic children show better pulmonary function and increased peak air flow.

 

• High blood pressure patients demonstrate lower diastolic blood pressure, anxiety, and stress hormones.
• Premenstrual syndrome sufferers have decreased water retention and cramping.
• Preterm infants have improved weight gain.

Research continues to show the enormous benefits of touch—which range from treating chronic diseases, neurological disorders, and injuries, to alleviating the tensions of modern lifestyles. Consequently, the medical community is actively embracing bodywork, and massage is becoming an integral part of hospice care and neonatal intensive care units. Many hospitals are also incorporating on-site massage practitioners and even spas to treat post surgery or pain patients as part of the recovery process.

Increase the Benefits with Frequent Visits
Getting a massage can do you a world of good. And getting massage frequently can do even more. This is the beauty of bodywork. Taking part in this form of regularly scheduled self-care can play a huge part in how healthy you'll be and how youthful you'll remain with each passing year. Budgeting time and money for bodywork at consistent intervals is truly an investment in your health. And remember: just because massage feels like a pampering treat doesn't mean it is any less therapeutic. Consider massage appointments a necessary piece of your health and wellness plan, and work with your practitioner to establish a treatment schedule that best meets your needs.

HEALTH BENEFITS

  • Improves circulation which delivers more oxygen and nutrients to cells, benefitting the heart, muscles and vital organs

  • Stimulates lymphatic system which "cleanses" cellular waste materials and can result in increased energy

  • Helps control blood pressure which reduces risk for heart attack and stroke

  • Reduces anxiety, promotes relaxation and emotional well-being, which may prevent onset of depression

    PAIN MANAGEMENT

  • Relieves muscle tension by enhancing blood flow, which causes muscles to relax

  • Decreases inflammation by activating genes that naturally reduce swelling

  • Reduces pain intensity by diminishing bodily substances that create and prolong pain

  • Improves recovery by stimulating mitochondria, the "energy packs" driving cellular function and repair