"Ahhhh…" is music to the massage therapist's ear!
Massage therapy is usually thought of for relaxation, but massage therapy can be so much more when combined with chiropractic. Massage therapy offered in the chiropractic office seeks the "Ahhhh…" as well as more specific soft tissue and muscle work to release tightness and allow the adjustment's realignment of bones and its subsequent pain relief to last longer. Massage therapy goes hand-in-hand with the Cox Technic protocols.
What is Massage Therapy?
Complementary to chiropractic Cox Technic Flexion Distraction and Decompression spinal manipulation, massage therapy is the manual manipulation of the body's soft tissue structures through a variety of techniques ranging from relaxing to rehabilitative. Soft tissues include muscle, skin, tendons, fascia, ligaments and joint capsules. These are often involved when the spine and extremities are in pain.
With massage therapy, function, flexibility and overall circulation of the soft tissues increase.
How Can Massage Therapy Help?
Massage therapy can be beneficial to people of all ages and conditions. It is widely used to help relieve pain due to many specific problems, including but not limited to
- Headaches and migraines
- Muscle and related conditions such as spasms, strains and sprains
- Back pain
- Neck Pain
- Arm pain
- Repetitive strain injury
- Pregnancy-related back pain
- Stress relief and associated conditions
- Post-injury and post surgical rehabilitation
- Inflammatory conditions such as arthritis and tendonitis
Ask about the massage referral list at Vancouver Spine Care Centre for a massage today!
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