What Regular Chair Massage With I.M. Spa Can Do For Your Company
- Reduce stress
- Increase productivity
- Decrease risk of injury
- Decrease recovery time from injury
- Decrease employee sick time
- Improve immune system function
- Improve physical and psychological well-being
Top Companies Offer Massage Therapy In The Workplace
Among the companies identified as the ”100 Best for Working Mothers,” 77% offered massage therapy to their employees.
18% of corporations with more than 500 employees offered massage therapy to their employees versus 11% of companies nationwide of all sizes that were surveyed.
Companies offering massage therapy as an employee benefit include Allstate, Best Buy, Cisco Systems, FedEx, Gannett (USA Today), General Electric, Hewlett-Packard, Home Depot, JC Penney, Kimberly-Clark, Yahoo! and Texas Instruments.
S.C. Johnson says that more and more managers recognize the benefits of massage for their employees, and the company has been offering massage therapy as a benefit for more than 10 years.
All statistics referenced by the American Massage Therapy Association
Research Shows That Massage Therapy Benefits Employees In The Workplace
A study by the Touch Research Institute at the University of Miami found that after five weeks, a group of 26 employees who had 15-minute massages twice weekly in the office fared better than a control group of 24 employees who were just told to close their eyes and relax. The massaged group experienced…reduced stress and improved performance, while the control group did not.