It has been found to strengthen and improve muscles and range of motion, as well as improve neurological functions, spinal ailments and stress.
Performers are also encouraged to try Rolfing in order to improve their performance and to prevent injuries related to constant stress. It is also encouraged by various therapists and counselors to help control levels of energy and emotions.
Unlike massage, Rolfing aims to help the body in the long-term aspect by manipulating soft tissue and increasing range of motion.
It is not just a method for relief or relaxation but aims to improve the body through structure and posture. It works on freeing the whole body of tension instead of a focused area. Rolfing is meant to increase motion and is beneficial to joints and muscles. It speeds up the healing process by getting rid of tension and pain and increasing circulation.