Massage affects all systems of the body – lymphatic, nervous, digestive, circulatory, respiratory, and endocrine. It can increase the oxygen capacity of blood, relax muscles, make the body’s excretions and secretions more efficient, enhance internal organs and improve skin condition. Massage can be beneficial in many ways. It can leave you feeling more relaxed and less stressed. It can help you to recover more quickly from injury and physical exertion. As well as relaxing you, massage can make you feel more energised. One way it does this by freeing you from tension, which liberates more energy to focus on what you want to and need to.