Medical Massage – (Also known as clinical massage)  An outcome based massage, using techniques such as Neuromuscular Therapy; a specific approach to pain reduction which utilizes advanced concepts in the science and art of pressure therapy and/or Myofascial Release; a therapeutic treatment to reduce/eliminate muscle and fascial dysfunction, which allows for decreased pain and greater movement of muscle and ease of joint restriction caused by muscle tension.  Primarily, the specific treatment is targeted to specific soft tissue injuries/problems. The patient presents with a diagnosis.  Treatment is administered only after a thorough assessment/evaluation by the medical massage therapist, with specific outcomes being the basis for the chosen plan of care.

Useful for all of the conditions listed and more...

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  • Alleviate low-back pain and improve range of motion
  • Assist with shorter, easier labor for expectant mothers
  • Ease medication dependence
  • Enhance immunity by stimulating lymph flow
  • Exercise and stretch weak, tight, or atrophied muscles
  • Help athletes of any level prepare for, and recover from, strenuous workouts
  • Increase joint flexibility
  • Lessen depression and anxiety
  • Promote tissue regeneration, reducing scar tissue and stretch marks
  • Improve circulation
  • Reduce post-surgery adhesions and swelling
  • Reduce spasms and cramping
  • Relax and soften injured, tired, and overused muscles
  • Release endorphins the body’s natural painkiller
  • Relieve migraine pain
  • Recover from sprain/strain injuries from auto accident, trips, falls

NOTE: As of 1/1/2015, a fee for missed appointments that are not cancelled at least 24 hours prior to the originally scheduled appointment will be assessed.