Most people associate massage with the physical benefits it can bring, and rightly so, as there are many! However, our bodies are incredibly complex; our mental health can affect our physical health and vice versa. Massage is not just good for us on a physical level, it also has myriad benefits for our mental wellbeing. In this article, I will detail some of these, and explain how stored trauma in the body can be responsible for a wide range of health conditions, from depression to anxiety. I will also explain how massage can be used as a powerful therapeutic tool to deal with the underlying root cause of some of these conditions.