Massage Therapy

Massage therapy is the assessment and the manipulation of soft tissues to provide a therapeutic effect. Soft tissues include muscles, fascia, tendons, ligaments, and joint capsules. Massage therapy is a treatment used to help alleviate soft tissue disorders associated with postural strain, occupational stress, muscular over-use syndromes, and chronic pain. If accessed early it has the ability to reduce painful muscular patterning.

Benefits of Massage Therapy

  • Myofascial release
  • Muscle relaxation
  • Improves circulation
  • Decreases pain
  • Increases flexibility
  • Breakdown of scar tissue
  • Overall feeling of wellbeing

Common Conditions Treated by Massage Therapy

  • Neck and Back Pain
  • Tendonitis/Bursitis
  • Sport Injuries
  • Sprains and Strains
  • Pre and Post Surgical Care
  • Motor Vehicle Accident Injuries
  • Arthritic Conditions
  • Osteoporosis
  • Work Related Injuries
  • Degenerative Joint Disease
  • Fractures
  • Foot Disorders
  • Headaches
  • Neurological Conditions
  • Pediatric Conditions
  • Pre/Postnatal care
  • TMJ dysfunction

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