Call us at (425) 381-3866 to learn about our amazing Chair Massage Therapists and how we can help enhance your company by providing Massage Therapy stress reduction. We come to your office and work with your Human Resources/Health & Wellness team.
Chair Massage is Available Monday Through Friday 8 am to 7 pm.
Employer and/or Employee Paid!
Did you know?
- Research indicates that a 15-minute chair massage results in decreased job stress, increased alertness and increased speed & accuracy on math computations.
- Office workers massaged regularly were more alert, performed better and were less stressed than those who weren’t massaged.
- Up to 90% of all visits to primary care physicians are for stress-related complaints.
- Stress accounts for $26 billion in medical and disability payments and $95 billion in lost productivity per year.
- Over 50% of lost work days are stress related which keeps about 1 million people per day from attending work.
- Health care expenditures are nearly 50% greater for workers who report high levels of stress.
- 40% of job turnover is due to stress.
Stress costs money…
Stress on or off the job costs U.S. workplaces and estimated $200 billion a year in reduced productivity, accidents, compensation claims, absenteeism, employee turnover, heath insurance and medical expenses. This cost amounts to more than the after-tax profits of Fortune 500 companies and more than 10 times the cost of ALL strikes combined.
Recent studies have shown:
- Close to 90% of all visits to Primary Care Physicians are for stress-related complaints.
- Up to 80% of industrial accidents are due to stress
- Over 50% of lost work days are stress related
- 14% of workers say stress caused them to quit or change jobs in the previous two years
- Workers’ compensation awards for job stress threaten to bankrupt the system in some states
- Many companies, (e.g.. GE, Goldman Sachs, Young & Rubicam, and American Airlines) are inviting massage therapists on-site as an employee perk and as a means of reducing stress and absenteeism.
“Pressing the Flesh”, New York 31 (1): 36-40, January 12, 1998
- At Boeing and Reebok, headaches, back strain, and fatigue have all fallen since the companies started bringing in massage therapists… Doctors are prescribing massage to help patients manage stress and pain.
“The Magic of Touch”, Newsweek, April 6, 1998
- More than 80 companies, including many Fortune 500 companies, are using massage therapy to counter such ills as musculoskeletal problems, stress, and poor ergonomic design of furniture.
“Alternative Medicine Moves Into the Workplace”, Alternative Therapies 2(1): 47-51, January, 1996
- By including 15 minutes of free massage therapy once each week, the Calvert Group, an investment firm in Bethesda, MD, reduced it’s turnover rate to 5 percent in an industry where the norm is 20 percent.
HR Focus, September, 1997: 1-3
- A growing number of businesses and organizations offer massage in the workplace, including the US Department of Justice.
“The Magic of Touch”, Life Magazine, August, 1997: 52-62
- When offered, 60% of employees take advantage of the program.
Oxford Health Plans Survey, New York, December, 2000
- On-Site massage is cheaper than vacation and childcare. On-Site massage reduces work- related stress, improves alertness, performance and productivity, and even keeps people feeling well enough to stay at work when they would rather go home.
Crain’s Chicago Business, February, 1999
- Employees that receive massage work as part of a corporate wellness program feel less stress, are more productive on the job and are less likely to take unplanned time off from work.
HR Magazine, October, 1998