Massage Therapy

Massage Therapy In Virginia, Maryland & Washington D.C.

Massage therapy can increase blood and oxygen flow to help promote faster healing in patients recovering from injury or discomfort. It also engages the parasynthetic nervous system to  promote feelings of relaxation and allow tight muscles and trigger points to relax into their proper position. Patients seeking chiropractic care often turn to RxWellness Spine & Health because we incorporate the best massage therapy in Virginia, Maryland, & DC to provide the best short and long term care.

RxWellness top-rated chiropractors who are experts in advanced chiropractic techniques.  Our doctors incorporate massage therapy into their practices, because we fully understand the added value our patients receive from the benefit of soft tissue manipulation.

At RxWellness Spine & Health, we use massage therapy to compliment chiropractic care because it is an essential tool for decreasing muscle tension and preparing soft tissue for spinal adjustments. Our expert massage therapists target specific areas of pain, and customize their techniques to provide the ultimate relaxation and pain management experience. The massage therapist will identify your areas of discomfort, and work within the confines of your predesigned treatment plan to provide the best quality of care. Some patients may experience soreness after a massage, especially if they have never had a massage or have not had one in a very long time.

At RxWellness Spine & Health, we also use advanced technology, such as an intersegmental traction table commonly referred to as roller beds, to supplement some of our patient’s treatment. Each patient is unique and so their reason for visiting our practice will also vary, therefore we always make sure to customize the right care by recommending treatment for each patient’s needs. Massage therapy can create a noticeable difference in the quality of your life and health, so at RxWellness Spine & Health we incorporate it into our patient care for the best possible results.

Conditions Massage Therapy Can Treat

If you have been trying to reduce anxiety and stress on your own with no perceivable results, then it is time to  consider working with a certified professional. The qualified techniques of an expert massage therapist can be ideal for reducing neck pain, carpal tunnel syndrome, plantar fasciitis, and other musculoskeletal conditions. Massage therapy can also relieve symptoms and heal discomfort in conditions like:

  • Sports injuries
  • Myofascial pain syndrome
  • Anxiety
  • Stress-related insomnia
  • Headaches
  • Temporomandibular pain in the joints
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Disorders of the digestive system 
Short Term Benefits of Massage Therapy

There are many positive benefits to receiving massage therapy, but when combined with chiropractic care patients are able to receive many immediate benefits that can positively affect their healing and recovery time. Some of the immediate benefits that patients experience after receiving a massage are: 

  • Loosen muscles
  • Improved blood flow
  • Reduction of stress
  • Creates feelings of relaxation (by promoting the release of endorphins)

Our licensed massage therapists are certified professionals who always aim to improve patient’s pain or discomfort by working closely with our chiropractors to provide the best treatment plan.    

Long Term Benefits of Massage Therapy

Massage therapy has numerous positive benefits on its own, but when combined with chiropractic care, patients are able to enjoy a wider range of long-term health benefits that include healing chronic pain to staying injury free. Patients who receive soft tissue work while healing also experience shorter recovery times, and patients who add massage therapy into their healthcare see: 

  • Improved range of motion
  • Strengthen immune system
  • Improved sleep
  • Improved posture
  • Lowered levels of stress

At RxWellness Spine and Health, we understand that massage therapy has tremendous values to patient care, which is why we incorporate it into patient care plans whenever appropriate.

Massage Therapy Combined with Chiropractic Care

Massage therapy is well known to be a useful tool in treating sore or damaged muscles. It helps relax injured muscles by improving blood flow to the affected area and can speed up overall healing time. A major advantage to receiving treatment from RxWellness Spine & health is the advantage of having the massage therapist and chiropractor in the same building. This opens the lines of communication between both qualified experts to greatly improve the patient’s overall condition and rehabilitation timeline. This means that when you are adjusted by our licensed chiropractor, they are then able to consult with your licensed massage therapist to create a plan where you receive the maximum benefit from both experts.

Keep in mind that massage therapy is not necessarily suitable for everyone. If you have a fracture, a bleeding disorder, or profound osteoporosis massage therapy may not be recommended for you. You will be able to discuss any concerning condition and symptoms with one of our chiropractors at RxWellness Spine & Health to determine if this treatment is right for you.So, if you are looking for massage therapy in Virginia, Maryland, & DC areas, then give us a call at (703) 904-9666 or book an appointment online at a location near you!


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