Visit Complete Chiropractic & Rehab Center, LCC in Oconomowoc, WI to Find Out About the Health Benefits of Massage Therapy
While a massage by a massage therapist may feel great, many people do not realize that the benefits of massage therapy reach further than those relaxing moments on the therapy table. The health benefits include: increased circulation, reduced pain without the use of pain medications, reduced anxiety, better sleeping at night, reduced depression symptoms, faster healing time for some injuries. These health benefits are just a few of the perks of a health massage by a qualified massage therapist at Complete Chiropractic & Rehab Center LLC.
What is Massage Therapy, Exactly?
Massage therapy is the scientific manipulation of the soft tissues of the body. Therapy techniques include applying fixed or movable pressure, holding, and/or causing movement of or to the body. Massage therapy affects the circulation of blood, reduces muscular tension, and helps speed tissue healing. Therapy sessions are led by a massage therapist who is medically trained in their field. There are therapists who are trained for specific injuries or for specific purposes.
Science Backs Massage Therapy as Proven Treatment Option
According to the Mayo Clinic and various university studies, massage therapy increases the effectiveness of other health regimes and is an effective therapy for healing in most cases. This means that the patients have seen better results when quality massage therapy is added to their care plan in addition to the regular regime.
The benefits of massage therapy are far-reaching. It is used to help treat many ailments and diseases with results that speak for themselves. While the list of ailments that massage therapy is effective in helping treat or even heal is vast, the main reasons people visit a massage therapist include: sports injuries, soft tissue strains, headaches, myofascial pain syndrome, insomnia, fibromyalgia, digestive disorders, anxiety, and there have even been trials done that indicate that children with autism benefit from massage therapy. If you think you may have an ailment that will benefit from massage therapy consider adding a visit to our office to your regular care plan.
Contact us at Complete Chiropractic & Rehab Center, LCC Today!
Schedule your massage therapy session today to find out for yourself the many health benefits. We proudly serve Oconomowoc and the surrounding areas. Whether you just need to unwind sore muscles or speed recovery from an injury our massage therapist can help you regain and maintain your healthy lifestyle.