Registered massage therapy works to therapeutically optimize general health and well-being by acting on the muscular, nervous and circulatory systems. It involves prevention and treatment of physical dysfunctions while simultaneously providing relaxation to the mind and body. This type of therapy helps to reduce or even eliminate the discomfort associated with muscles, connective tissues, joints, tendons, and ligaments.
Massage therapy plays an important role in recovering from both acute and chronic conditions such as pain caused by repetitive strain, headaches, tendinitis, and stress or stress-related conditions to name a few. Massage therapy can be an integral part of the maintenance of good health as it helps to reduce or eliminate pain, improve joint mobility and circulation as well as reduce muscular tension.
When you go in to see a registered massage therapist in Burlington, they will go through the following process with you
- Perform a thorough assessment including range of motion and muscle tests
- Propose a treatment plan based
- Explain the procedure, risks, and benefits of treatment
Administer massage techniques by treating soft tissues and joints. Registered massage therapists can perform soft tissue manipulation, relaxation techniques, hydrotherapy, trigger point therapy, low-grade mobilizations and prescribe remedial exercise programs, all uniquely tailored to you and your specific needs.
Suggest home care instructions and provide you with information about improving your posture through rehabilitative exercises.
At Edgar Family Chiropractic in Burlington, we encourage incorporating massage therapy into our patient’s treatment plans in order to speed up their progress. With the vast amount of techniques used by registered massage therapists to treat so many common ailments, it only makes sense that they are part of every patient’s treatment plan.