Benefits of Massage Therapy
Regardless of lifestyle, any type of ongoing activity can cause a certain amount of stress. Whether it’s dealing with the daily grind at the office, raising children, running a business or keeping up with your studies at school, everyone experiences the stresses of life at some time or another. What makes the difference between handling stress well or handling it badly is how each person reacts to it. Even though stress is unavoidable, for the most part, having a regularly-used strategy that provides some relief from it is an absolutely crucial practice to incorporate into your life in order to achieve optimal emotional, mental and even physical wellness.
Conditions Treated by Massage Therapy
There are so many physical conditions that can be helped by making use of regular massage therapy that it’s probably easier to name the conditions that can’t be helped by it. One of the main reasons that massage is so beneficial is that it works to loosen tight muscles, reduce inflammation and soothe sore muscles. When there is tension or inflammation in the body, it causes a restriction of blood flow which, of course, is so important to delivering nutrient to the body’s cells and allowing for ease of movement in the joints and extremities. With regular massage, endorphins are released into the bloodstream, promoting healing and pain-relieving sensations throughout the body. People who suffer from chronic illness and pain, as well as conditions such sciatica, herniated discs, fibromyalgia, depression, fatigue, migraines, insomnia and repetitive stress injuries, can all be effectively treated with regular massage therapy.
What to Expect From Massage Therapy Treatment
The effects of massage therapy may vary from person to person and may change depending on the particular condition being treated. For instance, a person suffering from insomnia may all of a sudden find themselves sleepy after a massage or a person who is constantly fatigued may feel a sudden burst of energy. Generally speaking, though, massage is typically a very soothing experience that leaves patients feeling relaxed and “loosened up.” It’s also important to note that, because of the manipulation of the soft muscle tissues during a massage, toxins in the body get released. Therefore, it’s a good practice to drink lots of water and stay hydrated after a massage session in order to help flush the toxins out of the body and avoid feelings of sickness.
At Old Bridge Spine and Wellness, we pride ourselves in offering comprehensive, hands-on holistic care. In addition to our basic spinal manipulation, we routinely offer patients the option of massage therapy as a complement to their adjustments. This only enhances the chiropractic care and creates a sense of well-being that lasts far beyond your office visit. To ensure that we can serve as many patients as possible, we have 3 highly skilled and experienced massage therapists on staff that can perform a variety of therapeutic massages specifically customized to meet each patient’s individual needs.
All of the chiropractors at Old Bridge Spine and Wellness are knowledgeable holistic healthcare practitioners who are ready and waiting to share their expertise with you. They are all passionate about helping members of the community discover the wonderful benefits of all-natural, drug-free wellness and freedom from pain. We proudly serve Freehold, Old Bridge, Matawan NJ and surrounding areas and we look forward to your visit soon. Call today to schedule your first appointments and get on the road to all-natural wellness and pain relief!
Old Bridge: (732) 316-5895
Matawan: (732) 316-5895