Massage Can Help:
is Therapeutic Massage?
Therapeutic massage increasingly is being prescribed my physicians to complement traditional medical treatment for illness, injury and pain as a growing body of research documents its efficacy. Massage doesn't just feel good. It reduces the heart rate and blood pressure, increases blood circulation and lymph flow, reduces muscle tension/spasm, improves range of motion, and helps relieve pain, enhancing medical treatment.
massage involves manipulation of the soft tissue structures of the body. It
soothes and calms,and aids in stress reduction; and it may improve the rate
at which the body recovers from injury and illness.
Massage has numerous benefits to ones total health and well being. Here are some of the many benefits:
Overall, massage can be a tremendous tool, leading to an enhanced state of well being, general relaxation and physical ease.
There are many types of massage available today. Each technique is designed to address specific needs. The types of massage used at Active Care Health Center include:
Swedish - relaxes muscles and calms the body
Neuromuscular - releases pain patterns in muscles
Sports - reduces the chance of injury through proper stretching, improves range of motion and muscle flexibility, shortens recovery time between workouts, maximizes the supply of nutrients and oxygen through increased blood flow.
Foot Reflexology - stimulates points in feet that reflex to all parts of the body
Integrated Connective Tissue - specializes in movement of certain structural areas that need relief and balance put back into the body
- identifies and corrects structural imbalances; and deep muscle therapy
to remove tension and restrictions from soft tissue.
If you have any questions regarding the types of massage available at our center, please give us a call and one of our massage therapists will be happy to talk to you.