Massage Therapy

Massage Therapy

Massage therapy is beneficial for almost all diseases. Eighty percent of disease is stress-related, and massage reduces stress. Massage Therapy is a complementary therapy, not alternative anymore. It is of tremendous benefit. With regular therapeutic massage, chiropractic adjustments may last longer.

Muscular Therapy

Muscular therapy, or massage therapy, is an age old natural approach to easing pain and restoring mobility. Massage Therapy is the manipulation of soft tissue for therapeutic purposes and may include, but is not limited to, effleurage, petrissage, tapotement, compression, vibration, friction, nerve strokes and other movements either by hand or with a mechanical or electrical apparatus for the purpose of body massage. This may include the use of oil, hot and cold packs.

Other recognized forms of Muscular Therapy Techniques used:

  • Myofascial Release
  • Neuromuscular Re-Education
  • Shiatsu and Reflexology
  • Passive/Active Range of Motion for Specific Joint Areas

These techniques are considered manual soft tissue mobilization utilized to treat acute and chronic conditions such as:

  • Allergies
  • Anxiety and stress
  • Arthritis (Osteo and Rheumatoid)
  • Asthma and bronchitis
  • Chronic and temporary pain
  • Circulatory problems
  • Depression
  • Digestive Disorders
  • Headache (migraines) due to muscular tension
  • Myofascial pain (the connective tissue around the muscles)
  • Pregnancy
  • Reduced range of motion
  • Sinusitis
  • Sports injuries (sprains and strains)
  • Temporomandibular joint dysfunction (TMJ)

Muscular Therapy...

  1. Strengthens the immune system
  2. Improves circulation, general body tone as well as joint flexibility
  3. Relieves mental and physical stress and fatigue
  4. Alleviates pain, discomfort, muscle spasms and helps to promote health and a sense of well being
  5. Promotes a relaxed state of mental alertness
  6. Fosters peace of mind and awareness of mind-body connection

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