MASSAGE THERAPY & TECHNIQUES UTILIZED
This is a huge part of our practice that works toward improving muscle tone, flexibility and posture.
Massage therapy benefits include: reduced muscle tension, improved circulation, stimulation of the lymphatic system, reduction of stress, and increase speed of healing soft tissue disorders. The vast majority of massage done in our office is focused on clinical manual therapy with the focus of helping each patient heal quickly. Most times, it is an intense session with enormous effects! The most ideal results are seen when our patients receive massage therapy in conjunction with chiropractic care!
Myofascial Release is a form of massage therapy that uses sustained pressure to loosen or release stiffness and tightness in connective tissues and muscles. This is typically due to trauma, postural issues, or inflammation.
Deep Tissue Massage
Deep Tissue Massage focuses on the deeper layers of muscle tissue and releasing adhesions in the tendons, fascia, and muscles. It is beneficial in alleviating chronic muscle tension.
Trigger Point Therapy
Trigger Point Therapy is a bodywork technique that involves the application of pressure to tender muscle tissue in order to relieve pain and dysfunction in other parts of the body. It is effective in releasing areas of lactic acid buildup.
Prenatal Massage Therapy
Prenatal Massage Therapy focuses on the special needs of the mom-to-be as she goes through the dramatic changes of pregnancy. It enhances the function of muscles and joints, improves circulation and body tone, and relieves mental and physical fatigue. Issues treated are: backaches, hip pain, leg cramps, headaches, edema (swelling), and neck stiffness.
Sports Massage is geared toward athletes to help prevent injuries, to prepare their body for their sport, maintain it in optimal condition, and aid in recovery from workouts and injuries.