Massage is Good Medicine
Medical Massage is result-oriented and specifically directed to assist in resolving conditions that have been diagnosed by a physician. Following a prescribed treatment plan, the therapist may use a variety of modalities or procedures, focusing the massage/manual therapies on areas of the body related to the diagnosis.
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.