What is massage therapy?
Massage is a treatment that aims to relax, revive and heal the body. Using manual hands-on movements and manipulation of the soft tissues and muscles in the body, massage therapy works to promote healing and enhance a person’s overall well-being.
A massage is the stroking, kneading, rolling, and pressing of the skin and muscles. There are many different styles, each with different origins and aims, but the premise of the treatment is the same – to relax and rebalance the body and to make you feel good
We all struggle at some point in life, recovering from sports injuries and automobile accidents – this unfortunately is a part of our life! Massage therapy can greatly decrease the growth of painful muscular patterns such as fractures, whiplash, lower back pain, shin splitting, muscle strains etc. Massage therapy is also beneficial as it lessens the pain, edema, inflammation and improves the therapeutic process. At LV Rehabilitation Clinic Inc., our skilled and experienced massage therapists will modify your treatment to suit your needs, so that you can get back to doing the things you love best.
There are various types of massages that you can choose from. Some of the most common Eastern ones are: Acupressure, Shiatsu and Polarity. Eastern types of massages involve an understanding of the body’s energy. Some of the common Western types are: Swedish, Myofascial Release, Neuromuscular Therapy and Connective Tissue Therapy and are usually based on the anatomical understanding of your body.
Deep tissue massage is a form of massage therapy that focuses on the realignment of muscles and connective tissue. It is particularly useful for treating chronically tensions and contracted areas. These may include stiff necks, sore shoulders and lower back stiffness.
Adhesions are known to block flow and cause pain, restricted movement, and inflammation. Our Deep tissue massage works to break down these adhesions in order to ease pain and re-establish normal movement. Some discomfort and pain may be felt. It is important to notify your therapist if any unusual soreness and pain is experienced.
Most known Types of massages are Swedish massage, Deep tissue massage, Remedial massage, Sports massage.
Other types of massage include:
- Chinese massage
- Amatsu therapy
- Deep lymphatic therapy
- Infant massage
- Thai massage
- Hot stone massage
- Lomi lomi massage
- Manual lymphatic drainage
We have every therapist you need, weather it is for your back pain, neck pain or a relaxation massage. LV Rehabilitation can help eliminate pain and increase mobility with physiotherapy, massage, medication, chiropractic, osteopathic, manipulation, trigger point injections, and much more. Book your free consolation and our licensed therapists will create a program uniquely designed for you.
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