Massage Therapy is a hands on treatment that includes manipulation of muscles, joints, connective tissue, tendons and ligaments. It is used to relieve pain, rehabilitate and maintain physical function and enhance the overall well being of the the patient.
The techniques used during each treatment stretch and loosen connective tissues and muscles. This increases function and range of motion thereby reducing muscle tension and improving relaxation. Treatments may include the following techniques:
- Deep Tissue Massage
- Myofascial Therapy (connective tissue)
- Trigger Point Therapy
- Rhythmic Mobilizations
- Remedial Exercise
Massage therapy can help with many conditions such as:
- Muscle Tension/Pain
- Sports Injuries
- Pre/Post Natal care
- Stress related conditions
- MVA (Motor Vehicle Accidents)
- and many more....
Frequency of Care
For the best results and to experience the full benefit massage therapy has to offer, a series of treatments are often recommended with follow up for maintenance and preventive treatments. Your therapist will determine the best schedule of care specific for your needs.