Massage therapy has many different uses in the modern world – a number of healing properties include improved circulation, decreased inflammation, and the promotion of rapid healing.
The Doctor and the massage therapist will discuss your symptoms, medical history, and the results you desire. Under the supervision of the Doctors, the physical therapist will develop a customized massage therapy plan for you.
If you have been referred by a doctor, that information is an important part of developing your massage therapy plan
Your occupation and the stress level you experience can also be points of discussion. Some evaluations will be made through touch to determine what your pressure tolerance is. Depending on your specific condition, your massage therapy may be localized, or concern your total body.
Massage Therapy and Exercise
Your massage therapy will relieve muscle tension and pain; increase your flexibility and mobility. It will clear lactic acid in your body which reduces pain and stiffness in muscles and joints. You will experience improved circulation because massage therapy helps bring oxygen and other nutrients to your body tissue.
Often it is the athlete that needs the services of a massage therapist
Physical Medicine of NY & CT is health club based, and is the perfect massage therapy solution for all athletes. This gives your massage therapist the option to easily incorporate therapeutic exercise. Under the supervision of the Doctors, you will be provided with a unique and customized recovery plan.
Benefits of Massage Therapy
- Alleviates your tension, both physical and emotional
- Removes your joint pains and stiffness
- Stops chronic back ache
- Rejuvenates your body cells
- Helps remove toxins and antioxidants from your skin Improves your blood flow
Sore? In Pain? Injured?
Massage therapy is a practice that dates back thousands of years. You may be aware that there are many types of massage therapy; all involve manipulation of muscles and other soft tissue of the body.
Massage therapy uses touch to soothe – and often heal – the body
Using a combination of strokes that are dependent on the type of massage being performed, different areas of the body are tended to in an effort to release energy trapped through stress, illness, or injury.
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The benefits of massage therapy are varied and far-reaching. Massage Therapy is an important part of providing you a complete solution to building a life of health and well being. If you have acute or chronic pain, sore muscles or are recovering from an injury, contact Physical Medicine of NY & CT for information on our Massage Therapy services or to make an appointment now.