Conditions Commonly Treated By Therapeutic Massage
Common ailments, like headaches and jaw pain, can be treated using techniques such as Trigger Point Therapy to release the muscles in the front and back of the neck. Congestion symptoms related to sinus and allergies may be relieved with Acupressure and pain related to a frozen shoulder can be targeted for long-term results.
Sports injuries can be prevented with the use of therapeutic massage by relieving delayed onset muscle soreness. By treating swelling, reducing muscle tension and increasing circulation, massage can reduce the recovery time for conditions such as tennis and golfers elbow, sprains and corked thighs.
Accident Related Injuries
Trauma related conditions, such as those caused by car accidents, including whiplash, neck pain and strains, can be treated to improve mobility, prevent the formation of scar tissue and reverse the effects of shock on the nervous system. Therapeutic massage and other manual therapies such as chiropractic manipulation encourages and supports your body’s natural healing and repair mechanisms on the road to recovery.
Musculoskeletal Disorders and Back Pain
For musculoskeletal disorders, such as arthritis, regular massage leads to pain reduction and improvements in flexibility, hand grip strength and the overall performance of joints. Deep Tissue massage works with the layers of your body’s tissue to relax, lengthen and improve their overall function. According to your specific needs, a therapist will utilize the correct techniques for back pain associated with injuries or conditions like sciatica, for pain relief and improvement.
Anxiety, Stress and Insomnia
By helping to release serotonin, which is your body’s natural store of pain relief chemicals, therapeutic massage is an effective way to increase deep sleep and relaxation. Restoring sleep patterns aids in reducing stress and anxiety, lightening depression and enhancing your overall sense of health and wellbeing.
Other health conditions that are commonly treated by therapeutic massage:
- Tennis and Golfer’s Elbow
- Hip Pain
- Computer Related Injuries
- Menstrual Pain
- Pregnancy Related Symptoms (prenatal massage)
- Seasonal Affective Disorder
- And more…