Massage TherapyOoltewah, TN
Thinking about signing up for massage therapy? When you have been suffering from a certain health problem, you can choose to take the traditional medicine route, the alternative medicine route or a combination of the two. Nowadays, more and more patients are looking into their alternative options because they offer a holistic approach to their health problems. This means they can expect a focus to not only be placed on their health problem, but they can also expect to receive treatment for their overall good health.
What is massage therapy?
Wondering what exactly massage therapy means when it comes to using it for your health problems? Chiropractic massage therapy treatments focus on using the spine and central nervous system to promote healing throughout the entire body. This manual manipulation is used on various part of the body, with an emphasis on soft tissues, e.g., muscle, skin, tendons, ligaments, joints, etc. The overall goal of therapy can range from relaxing the soft tissues for better flexibility and range of motion to providing the patient with the rehabilitative therapy needed for a complete recovery.
Those who would benefit from this type of therapy
Massage therapy is a type of therapy that can provide benefits to many different people, no matter their age or current health problem. The people who are most likely to benefit from undergoing massage therapy are those who:
Massage therapy techniques
The following is a list of common massage therapy techniques utilized today:
Reflexology utilizes alternative pressure applied to certain areas on the feet, hands and ears.
Craniosacral therapy works by removing any restrictions in the connective tissues near the spinal cord, allowing for a complete improvement in the entire musculoskeletal system.
Myofascial release (MFR)
MFR is a type of massage therapy used to treat patients who are experiencing musculoskeletal immobility and/or pain. Benefits include relaxed muscles, improved blood flow and overall improved flexibility.
Trigger point therapy
Trigger point therapy is a type of massage that focuses on loosening muscles that have been injured in some way, e.g., a sports injury, overuse, etc.
Would you benefit from massage therapy?
There are many benefits that come with choosing massage therapy. If you are currently experiencing one or more of the above health problems, then we invite you to contact us now to make a consultation appointment for more information. The sooner you find a treatment that works for you, the sooner you can experience the pain relief you need.
Ready to take advantage of this alternative medicine option, which focuses on you as a whole person vs. only focusing on your health problem? We are here for you!
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