"Ahhhh..." is music to a massage therapist's ear!
Massage therapy is typically thought of for relaxation, however massage therapy can be so much more when combined with chiropractic techniques. Massage therapy provided in the chiropractic office goes for the "Ahhhh..." response as well as more specific soft tissue and muscle work to release tightness and allow the adjustment's realignment of bones and its resulting pain relief to last longer. Massage treatment stays right in line with the Cox Technic protocols.
What is Massage Therapy?
Complementary to chiropractic care at Arctic Chiropractic, Sitka with Cox Technic Flexion Distraction and Decompression spinal manipulation, massage therapy is the manual manipulation of the body's soft tissue structures through an assortment of techniques ranging from relaxing to rehabilitative. Soft tissues include muscle, skin, tendons, fascia, ligaments and joint capsules. These are often related when the spine and extremities are hurting.
With massage therapy, function, flexibility and overall circulation of the soft tissues increase.
How Can Massage Therapy Help?
Massage therapy can be helplful to people of all ages and conditions. It is commonly used to aid in the alleviation of pain due to many distinguishing 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
Schedule your Sitka chiropractic appointment at Arctic Chiropractic, Sitka for a massage today!
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