Massage is Good Medicine
Medical Massage is result oriented and the treatment is specifically directed to assist in resolving conditions that have been diagnosed and therapy that has been prescribed by a physician. The therapist may use a variety of modalities or procedures during the treatment, but will focus the Medical Massage therapy only on areas of the body related to the diagnosis and prescription.
What are the benefits of a Medical Massage/Manual Therapy?
~ Releases tight and sore muscles which can cause ischemia
~ Helps relieve nerve compression or entrapment
~ Deactivates Myofascial Trigger Points
~ Decreases pain & inflammation
~ Alleviates stress and improves circulation
~ Aids in digestion
~ Increases flexibility and improves range of motion
~ Calms the central nervous system
~ Improves posture and coordination
~ Helps prevent future chronic pain
As powerful as Medical Massage Therapy & Manual Therapy can be, it may be contraindicated in certain cases. Please consult with your chiropractic physician or health care provider to determine the appropriate treatment protocol.