Sunday, May 27, 2018

Health Conditions and Pathologies

Do you know that getting a massage is just more then an experience that feels good? 

If you have had a massage you know it feels wonderful, it’s a great way to relax, and feels like an indulgence.  However, massage is proving more and more to be an effective treatment and adjunct treatment for many medical conditions. Below is a list of various conditions massage therapy helps to treat either directly or in conjunction with a primary treatment.

  1. Physical pain such as muscle tension, back pain, neck, shoulders, elbows & knees
  2. Myofascial Pain Syndrome
  3. Rotator Cuff Syndrome
  4. Sciatica
  5. Tennis Elbow
  6. Frozen Shoulder
  7. Muscle sprains and strains ( sports massage, therapeutic massage, relaxation massage)
  8. Sports injuries ( sports massage)
  9. Anxiety
  10. Insomnia
  11. Headaches & Migraines
  12. Depression
  13. Common cold and flu
  14. Arthritis & Rheumatoid Arthritis
  15. Carpal Tunnel
  16. Breast Cancer & other types of cancer
  17. Recovering from major surgery such as heart bypass surgery
  18. Hypertension
  19. Asthma & Bronchitis
  20. Fibromyalgia

Massage therapy is an effective treatment for reducing chronic and acute physical pain. It can help you recover faster from injuries in the short term and reduce the need for pain medications and surgeries in the long term.

globuli medical bless you homeopathy 163186 150x150 - Health Conditions and PathologiesTherapeutic massage, in conjunction with directly treating physical pain, also alters your biochemistry; thereby dramatically improving your immune system, as well as boosting positive mood hormones. Stress has been said to be the root of as much as 80% of all diseases and is something massage therapy is know to help with. Getting a massage helps to reduce the stress hormones cortisol, raise feel good hormones dopamine and serotonin, and lower excitatory hormones like nor-epinephrine and epinephrine.

Massage therapy is no longer just a luxury thing or something you do only when on vacations. Massage therapy has become an integral part of peoples lives and most benefit plans are including massage therapy as a viable method of treatment for conditions.

To make sure that you are medically able to receive massage, ensure that you speak directly to your primary care provider for medical clearance to receive massage therapy treatment. Should you primary care provider wish to discuss your treatment with one of our team, please have them reach out to us for that discussion.

Make sure you choose a massage therapist who has experience in treating your specific issue or condition. Reach out to us if you have questions.

No Show & Cancellation Policy – We require 24 hours notice to change, cancel and/or reschedule Massage Therapy appointments. If you need to cancel or change your scheduled appointment, please notify us 24 hours prior to your scheduled time by phone or email. If 24 hours is not given, the client will be responsible to pay for the full price of the scheduled appointment.

We are pleased to offer discounts on our special populations massages for our seniors and for oncology clients.

Is this the first time you have had a massage? Are you looking for a new therapist as you are seeing no improvements from your past massage treatments? We can help. Book your introductory New Client Massage today.

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