Understanding Chiropractic Massage Therapy
Massage Therapy is a scientific method that involves the treatment of superficial areas of the body -that may include muscles, tendons, ligaments, skin, joints, or other connective tissue, as well as lymphatic vessels and organs of the gastrointestinal system; with physical, therapeutic and emotional purposes. Etymologically, the word comes from French and its literal meaning is “friction of kneading”.
Chiropractic massage is without question an exceptional treatment for enhancing your overall health and musculoskeletal efficiency. Massage has a number of benefits on your body and mind. A few of these include elimination of toxins that can accumulate within the muscle tissue of your body, improved blood circulation, as well as improved flexibility in not only the muscles, but also the connective tissue within your body.
Massage can also ease muscle spasms as well as soft tissue injuries. Improving the motion and decreasing the overall time to recover by helping the body in the process of healing. Additionally, regular massage has been recognized to improve balance.
Chiropractic Massage has proven to facilitate the restorative healing of a substantial number of ailments including back pain, surgical treatment recovery, eating and sleep disorders in addition to high blood pressure levels and diabetes amongst others.
Our professional massage therapists manipulate the patient’s body through rubbing, kneading, stroking, slapping or vibration which can be structured or not depending of the modality of the massage (There are more than a hundred forms including the Eastern styles that are based on the body’s energy such as Acupressure; and the Western styles that are focused on anatomical knowledge like Swedish massage). The pressure applied is done with the hands, fingers, elbows, forearm, and feet, or employing any of the various mechanical devices.