Many people seek out chiropractic care because they are in pain. Massage is often incorporated into chiropractic care because it increases blood circulation, allowing oxygen and nutrients to move efficiently through the body, which aids in the clearing of waste products from body tissues, and facilitates healing of injuries like strains, sprains by reducing inflammation. Massage is also known to increase endorphins, which are knowns as the body’s natural painkillers. Massage is the application of soft-tissue manipulation, which can promote an overall sense of wellbeing by reducing stress, treating muscular discomfort and improving circulation. By combining spinal manipulation with the complementary care of massage therapy, patients experience faster recovery because the soft tissue and other support structures are properly treated as well. It can also help increase range of motion, improve circulation, and make chiropractic adjustments easier.
Massage can relax muscle tissue, leading to reduced nerve compression, improved joint space, and increased range of motion. This can help to reduce pain and improve function. The circulatory effects of massage can have great value in the treatment of certain inflammatory conditions including arthritis or edema which is a disproportionate accumulation of fluid in the cavaties or tissues of the body.
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*Please keep in mind that insurance does not cover MLS Laser Therapy.
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