Massage Prepares the Muscles for Chiropractic Adjustments

Massage therapy and chiropractic care combine for a wellness process that is fantastic for relieving pain, restoring mobility, and increasing overall health.

Massage therapy and chiropractic care combine for a wellness process that is fantastic for relieving pain, restoring mobility, and increasing overall health.

When massage therapy and chiropractic care come together, the result is an extension of the health and wellness benefits of each treatment approach, benefiting the patient in several ways.

Massage therapy deals with the soft tissues and focus where the joints and soft tissues are exercised to lessen muscle tension and pain. Chiropractic compliments massage well, as it focuses on the nervous system, the musculoskeletal structure, and hard tissues.

Given that these treatments work together and can greatly improve your musculoskeletal function, and improve your overall health, Advanced Rehab & Wellness integrate both in our treatment plans.

The major benefits of massage are detailed below.

Greater Flexibility

Muscle tension exists in every population, and reduces the flexibility that soft tissue provides the body. Massage improves overall flexibility and reduces the chance of having muscle injury. Massage stretches the fibers in the muscle promoting flexibility and maintaining it. Re3gular massage will counteract the most stressful day.

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Improved Circulation

Microscopic damage, known as micro-trauma, is routine in people who train or workout hard, or merely work hard. Massage therapy helps improve circulation to fascial tissues and muscles, and will enhance people’s levels of performance. According to research, massage has a positive impact in blood circulation but also in lymphatic circulation, which means better removal of waste from the affected muscles plus greater oxygen and food supply.

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Reduction of Pain

Whether caused by injury or overwork, massage therapy is an effective way to alleviate muscle pain. Everyone knows that acute or chronic pain effects mood, and affects daily duties. Soft tissue massage helps people deal with pain effectively, so they feel less discomfort and are able to perform tasks better.

Need further proof? Visit the finish line at any triathlon and see which tent the athletes visit first? Hint: it isn’t the beer tent.

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Improved Sleep

Sleep is recognized as the most important component in the body’s recovery process. It also has a significant impact on mood and overall energy levels. Soft tissue massage helps improve sleep patterns,

If you have ever gone to bed in a state of high tension due to vigorous activity, chances are you did not get a good night’s sleep and felt the difference the next morning. Some people may wake up during the night or too early in the morning. But, routine massage therapy reduces that tension, promoting deeper, longer sleep.

Soft tissue massage is great at relieving and preventing pain, improving range of motion, optimizing spinal adjustments, aiding in muscle recovery, and enhancing physical functions. After undergoing several sessions, people feel a heightened sense of well-being and health. And, they sleep better, too.

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Improved Immune System

Acupuncture can help fight off pathogens by boosting the body’s immune system. Acupuncture treatments can also reduce the duration of a cold and relieve debilitating symptoms that keep you feeling miserable and away from family or work.

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Enhanced Mental Clarity and Increased Energy

Are you looking for enhanced mental clarity and a surge of increased energy? These is a common opinion we hear from our acupuncture patients. So is improved sleep, which is why acupuncture is used to treat sleep disorders like insomnia.

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Massage Prepares the Muscles for Chiropractic Adjustments. Manipulating soft tissue like muscle, tendons, and ligaments improves circulation and the increased blood flow warms these soft tissues, causing them to loosen and relax.

Would you like to learn more about how massage therapy can help you?

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Low-back pain (LBP) is one of the most common and costly musculoskeletal problems in modern society. It is experienced by 70% to 80% of adults at some time in their lives. Massage therapy has the potential to minimize pain and speed return to normal function.

SOURCE: National Library of Medicine Study 2015