Here at RxWellness Spine & Health, we use massage therapy to compliment the chiropractic care our patients receive. Massage therapy is an essential tool for decreasing muscle tension and pain, as well as preparing the tissues prior to a spinal adjustment. Our expert massage therapists will target the specific areas of your pain, and customize the techniques to bring you the ultimate in relaxation, and release of muscular tightness.
Typically, before receiving your chiropractic treatments, our skilled massage therapists will set to work helping put your body in a relaxed state, and soothing your aching muscles. The massage therapist will ask about areas of discomfort, and which part of the body you would prefer to have worked on. You can expect that your area of soreness will be rubbed, pressed, and otherwise manipulated with a strength and pressure that varies according to each patient’s needs and preference. A variety of techniques such as trigger point massage and will be utilized to prepare the tissue for the full mobilization of the joints below. We also use advanced technology such as massage roller beds as part of our massage therapy treatment. Each patient is unique, likewise no two massage therapy treatments will be alike either.
Receiving a massage from an amateur friend or relative is not quite the same thing as getting treatment from a professional massage therapist at RxWellness Spine & Health. Massage therapy can make a big difference in the quality of your life.
Symptoms Massage Therapy Treats
If you’ve been trying to reduce anxiety and stress on your own to no avail, now is the time to get professional assistance. The comforting touch of an expert massage therapist is an ideal for neck pain treatments as well as for patients in need of carpal tunnel syndrome, plantar fasciitis, or other musculoskeletal ailments.
Massage therapy can treat and relieve pain from many symptoms and conditions:
- Sports injuries
- Myofascial pain syndrome
- Stress-related insomnia
- Temporomandibular pain in the joints
- Disorders of the digestive system
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 appropriate. You’ll need to discuss your condition and symptoms with one of our chiropractors at RxWellness Spine & Health to determine if this therapeutic modality is right for you. Call our chiropractic office today at 703-904-9666.