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Massage Therapy: What You Need To Know

Massage Therapy: What You Need To Know

Ever heard a friend say that massage therapy helps them relieve stress and pain? Well, it is a proven treatment method. At Maryland Farms Chiropractic Center, we provide our patients with excellent massage therapy to alleviate their pain. Visit us today to start living a comfortable, pain-free life.

What Is Massage Therapy?

Massage therapy is the manipulation of the body's soft tissue, which involves chiropractic techniques like applying pressure (fixed or movable). It is considered an integrative and complementary part of medicine. Practitioners currently use it along with other treatments for various conditions such as heart problems, cancer stress, and fibromyalgia.

Common Types of Massage Therapy

Sports Massage

Sports are healthy because they help in tissue production. However, when you push yourself to the limit, you may experience pain. Athletes can benefit from these sports massage:

Pre-activity

This type of massage therapy is done before you go to the field. It stretches and warms up your muscle. It not only improves a sportsperson's performance but also prevents them from getting injured during the activity.

Post Activity

The massage therapist performs this massage type to reduce pain after the sport's activity and promote tissue production. It enhances blood flow in the muscles. Thus, it helps them repair themselves.

Therapeutic Massage Therapy

Our busy schedules blind us from knowing that at times we have stress until it manifests in muscle pain. It is because stress causes the tightening of the muscles restricting their flexibility. When you visit our chiropractic center, you will get diagnosed, and our massage therapist will use chiropractic techniques to help your muscles and mind relax. It will alleviate the pain.

Deep Tissue

Deep tissue is an intensive massage type that uses intense pressure. It relieves tension in the muscles and eliminates the pain underneath the skin's surface. It is not rhythmic like other massage types but is therapeutic.

Trigger Point

Some muscle points can cause pain to other parts of your body. At Maryland Farms Chiropractic Center, your chiropractor in Brentwood will do a thorough test to make a proper diagnosis. He/she will then recommend several trigger point sessions depending on the severity.

Get Exceptional Massage Therapy Treatment at Maryland Farms Chiropractic Center

Are you stressed and experiencing muscle pain? At Maryland Farms Chiropractic Center, one of the treatment methods we use to address body pain is massage therapy. Make an appointment today with your chiropractor in Brentwood through (615) 309-8279.