Massage Therapy in Mill Creek
MILL CREEK MASSAGE THERAPY
Amazing Life Chiropractic & Wellness in Mill Creek is happy to offer massage therapy as part of an integrative practice to help you manage pain, recover from accident injuries and stay healthy and well. Massage is best used in conjunction with chiropractic care, as it can relax and loosen your muscles before a Chiropractic treatment, resulting in more effective therapy.
Benefits of Massage Therapy
- Australian study found that just 10 minutes of a massage can reduces muscle soreness after a workout by 30%.
- A study from the International Journal of Neuroscience found that levels of the stress hormone cortisol dropped 31% after a massage while the feel-good hormones like dopamine and serotonin increased 30%.
- According to a PubMed study, massage therapy has been proven to be successful when treating osteoarthritis in the knee.
- A study from the International Journal of Therapeutic Massage and Bodywork found that older patients who receive massage therapy for up to six weeks see a drop in blood pressure and an improvement of stability.
TYPES OF MASSAGES
A therapeutic massage involves mobilizing soft tissue like muscle and body fluids to restore normal use. Therapeutic massage therapy can help treat most musculoskeletal problems by the manipulation of the hand
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The goal of trigger point massage is to find those active trigger points and get them to “calm down.” If you can release the trigger point, the entire muscle will relax and function normally. Your therapist will start by palpating your muscles to identify the source of your pain