The Importance of
Massage therapy is an effective treatment that helps restore patient circulation, improve range of motion, reduce muscle stiffness and speed the healing process. The restorative, relaxing effects of massage therapy can benefit patients experiencing a variety of painful conditions and injuries, from whiplash to depression. Receiving massage therapy in combination with spinal adjustment and other chiropractic techniques can help improve the overall health of the patient, and can prevent future injuries. At Wellness Solution Centers, we offer massage therapy to soothe patients in their mind, body and spirit.
This full body relaxation massage uses long gliding strokes as well as deep kneading and stretching techniques. Swedish massage has long been hailed as an effective means for treating depression and anxiety disorders. During cold and flu season, Swedish massage can reduce toxins in the body and boost the immune system. Swedish massage also helps patients manage chronic pain.
Deep Tissue Massage
Deep tissue massage specifically targets knots in the muscles. This technique is effective for releasing muscle tension which patients may experience as a result of stress or injury. Deep tissue massage focuses on treatment of the deepest layers of muscle tissue, tendons and fascia, to help patients overcome conditions like high blood pressure, stress and anxiety and pain from arthritis.
Do You Need a Deep Tissue Massage?
Deep tissue massage therapy is available at Wellness Solution Centers in Newtown, PA. Deep tissue massage therapy is a specific type of massage therapy that concentrates on the deep layers of muscle and fascia in the body; and recommended by our chiropractic doctors as a treatment option. By using deep finger pressure and slow, firm strokes, deep tissue massage is used to treat a variety of physical ailments. It is especially helpful for chronic aches and pains and contracted areas such as stiff neck and upper back, low back pain, leg muscle tightness, and sore shoulders.
Deep tissue massage therapy is similar to Swedish massage, but the deeper pressure is beneficial in releasing chronic muscle tension. The focus is on the deepest layers of muscle tissue, tendons and fascia (the protective layer surrounding muscles, bones and joints).
Treatment massage reduces pain and improves mobility. By combining a variety of techniques including trigger point therapy, myofascial release, stretching, neuromuscular re-education, structural integration and traditional massage strokes, treatment massage gives patients a well-rounded experience.
Treatment massage can help patients make a quick recovery after an accident occurs. This technique is commonly used to treat patients who experience personal injury, whiplash, occupational injury and other conditions.
Sports massage is primarily preventative. This type of treatment is frequently administered to athletes before competitions, during playing seasons and after competitive events. Sports massage is effective for enhancing flexibility and is therefore used in pre-event preparation. This type of massage can also improve endurance and reduce recovery time after an injury occurs.
Athletes training to reach maximum performance often seek sports massage whether they’re injured or not, and in fact, this type of massage is used on professional athletes as well as non-professional competitors.
Massage therapy is helpful for patients young and old. At Wellness Solution Centers, we administer massage therapy to our patients to improve their comfort and quality of life. To find out what type of massage is right for your needs, make an appointment with us today.