Massage Facts
  • Massage improves blood circulation, which delivers oxygen and nutrients to the cells, helping the body recover faster.
  • Massage can help reinforce healthy and natural movements, which can help correct tension-causing poor posture.
  • Massage is not just a blissful, self-indulgent luxury. Regular massages are an important component for physical and mental well-being.
  • Massage has significant psychological, physiological, and biomechanical effects that enhance health.
  • Multiple studies have linked massage to better functioning of the immune system. Research has found that massage increases a person’s disease-fighting white blood cells.
  • Massage is not just relaxing, it can also soothe anxiety and depression, as well as reduce levels of the stress hormone cortisol.
  • One hour of massage equates to 7-8 hours of sleep for the body.
  • Experts estimate that stress is responsible for 80-90% of disease.
  • There are approximately 5 million touch receptors in our skin–3000 in a finger tip.
  • Touch is the first sense to develop in humans, and may be the last to fade.
James Roslon, LMT
James Roslon, LMT, NCTMB
Massage Therapist / Over 7 Years Experience

James was trained at the Cortiva Institute, Somerset School of Massage Therapy, and has been practicing massage for over 7 years. He is accredited by the National Certification Board for Therapeutic Massage and Bodywork (NCBTMB), and currently holds licenses in Pennsylvania and New Jersey. He is also a professional member of the American Massage Therapy Association (AMTA). In addition to his ongoing massage training, James holds a Bachelor of Science degree from the College of New Jersey. His combination of experience and education allows him to provide an integrative approach to help his clients achieve their massage treatment goals.


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Richel D'Ambra Spa & Salon
10 Avenue of the Arts, 3rd Fl
Philadelphia, PA 19102
Phone: (215) 523-8035


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Sun: 8 AM to 7 PM

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