Here are the top 5 clinically proven health benefits of therapy treatments. Have a read of them, then book an appointment for yourself at Color Cafe.



Many studies have linked body therapies to improved functioning of the immune system. In one 2010 study, therapy was shown to improve the production of white blood cells which fight against the disease. The same study was repeated with a focus on how therapy affects hormone levels and it showed that people who had Swedish Therapy twice a week had decreased levels of the stress hormone cortisol and more oxytocin, the trust hormone.


A relaxing therapy can reduce anxiety, stress, and depression. As we mentioned previously, therapy has been proven to reduce levels of the stress hormone cortisol. This improves your overall feeling of well-being and can reduce blood pressure. Therapy can also increase levels of the neurotransmitter’s serotonin and dopamine, which is great for people suffering from depression.


A study published in Science Translational Medicine in 2012 found that body therapy greatly relieves sore muscles after physical exercise. Just 30-45 minutes of therapy can reduce inflammation and help your body recover more quickly.


A 2011 study of lower back pain published in the Annals of Internal Medicine found that Swedish or deep tissue therapy can help alleviate chronic lower back pain. After receiving 1 massage a week for 10 weeks, 1 out of 3 patients was relieved of pain compared to 1 in 25 given ‘usual care’.

A 2006 study published in the American Archives of Internal Medicine showed that frequent therapies could decrease stiffness and pain and improve movement in people with osteoarthritis.


Even insomniacs may find getting a good night’s rest easier after a Spa Experience therapy treatment. Some people even fall asleep while the in a Therapy session! Many studies have addressed this phenomenon and accredit it to therapy’s effect on delta waves, which are the brain waves associated with deep sleep.

Take a look the various body therapies and reflexologies offered by us and visit Color Café to see if you would like to combine a blissful therapy with any of our numerous other treatments.