THERAPEUTIC MASSAGE FOR PAIN MANAGEMENT, STRESS REDUCTION, AND IMPROVED QUALITY OF LIFE.
Therapeutic massage involves and incorporates the application of various superficial soft tissue and pressure point techniques to different parts of the body. Typically the techniques are rendered with the application of an oil or lotion and may contain elements and extracts to ease its application and magnify its effect.
WHAT CAN MASSAGE THERAPY HELP?
Insomnia related to stress
Myofascial pain syndrome
Paresthesias and nerve pain
Soft tissue strains or injuries
Temporomandibular joint pain
A HOLISTIC APPROACH TO HEALTH AND QUALITY OF LIFE
The application of these different techniques has been shown to reduce the effects of anxiety, stress, depression, and pain. In addition, therapeutic massage is gaining recognition and respect within the medical community for its role in promoting soft tissue repair, improving circulation and increasing joint mobility. Recent studies and research continue to document and support its local and systemic effects and benefits, justifying further the increased physician acceptance and referral for the treatment. Doctors and patients are finding that through therapeutic massage they can reduce drug dependency or dosage, have fewer harmful side-effects, and lead a more productive and active lifestyle with their ailments.