What is medical massage?
Often it is doctor-prescribed or recommended by a doctor, medical massage therapy will follow the directions of that doctor’s recommendation. The therapist may use a variety of procedures and techniques that focus the treatment strictly on the areas of the body described in the prescription or recommendation. Treatments can take place over the course of several sessions.
What is the difference between a massage and a medical massage?
The work of a medical massage therapist differs from that of a general massage therapist. Medical massage therapists have advanced training and experience that allows them to provide care focused on healing injuries, improving function, or increasing circulation
What are the different types of medical massage?
When administered correctly by a trained and experienced therapist, any type of massage therapy can be therapeutic and beneficial to patients. It is not limited to any certain technique or procedure.
How is medical massage beneficial?
There are many ways it is beneficial. Below is a list of several benefits of medical massage:
· Helps to decrease inflammation and pain
· Deactivates Myofascial trigger points
· Helps digestion
· Calms and soothes the nervous system
· Improves posture and coordination
· Helps in preventing future chronic pain conditions
· Improves flexibility and range of motion
· Releases sore and tense muscles
If you or someone you know could benefit from a medical massage, call us today to book your appointment.