What Is Massage Therapy & What Issues Can It Solve?
Massage Therapy is widely known and widely used for a lot of different reasons. After all, simply hearing the word massage brings visions of relaxing indulgence or perhaps a day at the spa. The trained NJ massage therapists at Elite Spine and Sports Care of Totowa use massage techniques as a form of therapy to get you back in action after an injury. Massage can compliment a course of treatment or serve as the course of treatment for athletes, both novice and professional.
What Is Massage Therapy?
The practice of massage involves utilizing soft tissue manipulation techniques to address stress, muscle fatigue, and soreness. In addition, massage therapy increases circulation which is helpful for the body to heal itself. Although massages are most commonly associated with back pain, it can help with pain relief all over the body. Elite Spine and Sports Care offers a diverse array of physical therapy options and massage therapy often serves as one part of a recovery plan.
What Issues Can Massage Therapy Address?
- Low-back pain
- Range of motion
- Atrophied muscles
- Recovery from strenuous workouts
- Increase joint flexibility
- Scar tissue and stretch marks
- Post-op soreness and swelling
- Spasms and cramping
- Release endorphins/amino acids, the body’s natural painkiller
- Migraine pain
Massage can be used as a form of physical therapy to reduce pain and swelling while at the same time increasing flexibility and range of motion. Manipulating muscles and working through stress pockets can be helpful in getting a body back in action. Athletes, in particular, can benefit from massage, getting their muscular alignment back in action. The Passaic County massage therapy available at Elite Spine and Sports Care is designed to help you reach your full athletic potential.
Schedule a certified NJ massage therapist today
Contact our team at Elite Spine and Sports Care of Totowa today to schedule one of our Passaic County Massage Therapists. Our educated, experienced, and knowledgeable staff can help you learn more about how massage therapy can fit in with your recovery plan. Our physical therapists are here to address your areas of pain while helping you learn more about massage therapy and what issues it can solve.