Corporate Chair Massage

chair massage for your workplace

A person’s job and workplace is one of the most significant stressors in today’s lifestyle. Stress afflicts employees’ performance in numerous ways, including:

  • poor concentration
  • anxiety
  • depression
  • irritability
  • headaches
  • backaches
  • eyestrain
  • neck pain
  • general physical and emotional exhaustion (burnout)
  • holistic massage of hood riverAdditionally, long hours working at a desk in front of a computer may cause repetitive use injuries such as tendonitis or carpal tunnel syndrome.

    The end result is low employee productivity, poor morale and high workplace turnover.

    Happy, healthy employees on the other hand, contribute to a company’s success. Regular massage is a great way to help your employees alleviate the effects of stress and repetitive use syndrome. Extensive research indicates that employees receiving regular massage:

  • have decreased job stress
  • have increased alertness
  • improved performance and productivity
  • decreased absenteeism due to job related injuries and accidents.
  • holistic massage of hood river chair massage recipient

    Our chair massage program is a time and cost effective way to provide the benefits of regular massage to your employees at your workplace. It is a great addition to your regular workplace wellness program or as a special reward for your employees’ hard work.

    We provide a specially designed massage chair with a face cradle support to allow your employees to completely relax their back, neck, and arms. Seated massage techniques include kneading, compression, and tapotement techniques and will generally focus on areas of tension in the upper body. The massage is performed over the clothes and does not require any oil or lotion allowing the recipient to easily transition from work to massage and back to work.

    A chair massage session at the workplace generally lasts 10-15 minutes for each recipient, but we are happy to accommodate requests for longer sessions of up to 30-45 minutes per employee.

    some interesting Facts about chair massage in the workplace

  • 90% of Fortune’s ‘Top 100 Companies to Work For’ provide massage therapy to employees to counter such ills as musculoskeletal problems, stress, and poor ergonomic design of furniture.
  • By offering 15 minutes of free massage therapy once each week, the Calvert Group reduced its turnover rate to 5% in an industry where the norm is 20%.
  • Many Fortune 500 companies, such as Boeing and Exxon Mobile, are boosting their bottom lines by adding massage to their employee wellness programs. Corporate chair massage programs shrink turnover rates and absenteeism while improving job satisfaction and productivity. As a result, employers can expect triple digit returns on their wellness investments.
  • 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.
  • One case study at University of Miami School of Medicine has shown that chair massage is not only a potent treatment for anxiety, it also enhances alertness and math computations.
  • Up to 80% of industrial accidents are due to stress.
  • Over 50% of lost work days are stress related.
  • Work related stress accounts for 40% of job turnover. Replacing that employee can cost up to 200% of their annual salary.
  • How to schedule chair massage at your workplace

    Email info@massagehoodriver.com or call 541-490-1444 and we will be happy to provide a customized quotation to meet your employees’ needs.