Massage Therapy uses hands-on pressure at various intensities to relax muscles, improve circulation and enhance the inherent abiblity of the body to heal itself. A skilled therapist uses a vast knowledge of anatomy and physiology to promote health, healing and injury prevention.
Therapeutic massage from a Registered Massage Therapist is a practice of using light to firm touch to enhance the body’s natural restorative functioning. There has been a wide variety of research published in peer reviewed journals proving the benefits of massage therapy for various conditions.
Massage therapy can be used as a supportive addition to treatment of injury or illness by:
- Reducing or eliminating pain
- Increasing joint mobility
- Improving circulation
- Stimulating lymphatic drainage
- Releasing muscule tension
- Decreasing anxiety
Massage therapy excels as a treatment for both acute and chronic conditions. Our massage therapist works with a wide variety of patients of all ages restoring mental and physical balance, rehabilitating and preventing injuries and improving health.
Massage therapy can be used as an injury intervention for strains, sprains, spasms, even broken bones. The therapists extensive knowledge of physiology and anatomy allows for targeted pressure that strategically improve blood flow to the injury site while breaking down adhesions and flushing out swelling to allow for faster healing.
Therapeutic massage is beneficial as part of a preventative program as well. The stress reduction alone will serve you well in deterring all manor of health issues. Lymphatic drainage and improved circulation promote toxin elimination. Keeping your muscles loose, soreness at bay and speeding recovery from training will help you achieve more in your training sessions and keep you active and healthy.
Schedule with our massage therapist today to feel great and get amazing health benefits as a bonus.