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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

Medical Massage

Medical massage is prescribed by a doctor to complement a patient’s existing medical treatment. Most patients receive a medical massage prescription after enduring a chronic injury, an accident, or are in severe pain..

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Therapeutic Massage

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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Deep Tissue Massage

A deep tissue massage is a form of therapeutic massage that involves applying pressure on certain parts of the body such as the lower back or shoulders. The massage therapist aims to reach the deeper layers of connective tissue and muscle 

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Swedish Massage

Swedish massage is a form of gentle therapy applied to your body. This therapist uses different soft massaging techniques such as circular motions, kneading, and flowing strokes in the direction of the heart to massage your muscles and alleviate tension and mild pain. .

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Trigger Point Massage

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

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Prenatal Massage

A prenatal massage can help any pregnancy-related aches and pains, such as sciatic pain, and also help you relax. Pregnancy can take its toll on a woman’s body and a massage can help alleviate many of the effects of carrying a baby. 

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Lymphatic Massage

The goal of lymphatic massage is to help make the lymphatic drainage process more efficient. It boosts the body’s detoxification systems to get rid of fluid buildup, relieve pain, and improve one’s overall quality of life.

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Myofascial Massage

Myofascial release is a technique used to relieve pain that originates in the myofascial tissue of the body. This tissue is the tough membrane that wraps, supports, and connects the muscles of your body.

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Shiatsu Massage

Shiatsu is a Japanese word that means “finger pressure”. During a shiatsu massage, your therapist will use rhythmic, varied pressure on precise points of the body. They’ll use their fingers, thumbs, and palms, to hit exact pressure points 

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