Massage therapy is a comprehensive intervention involving a range of techniques to manipulate the soft tissues and joints of the body with the purpose of giving a therapeutic effect.
Massage therapist can provide a wide range of benefits from helping with painful injuries to providing preventive wellness care.
How does chiropractic and massage therapy work together?
Muscles attach to the bones of the spine and help move joints. Ligaments and fascia help support the spine. Both the muscular and connective tissue health is important for proper spinal health and dysfunction in these tissues can affect proper spinal movement. It may therefore be necessary for you to have a massage after a chiropractic adjustment to better improve your health, depending on your condition.
A therapeutic massage;
- Releases endorphins which serves as pain relievers.
- Increase blood circulation.
- Stimulates the lymphatic system to assist the immune system protect the body.
- Removes dead cells to improve your skin tone.
- Encourages tissue regeneration to help reduce appearance of scars and stretch marks.
- Moisturizes the skin.