Massage therapy can be a great way to relax and relieve tension in tired muscles, and it also offers numerous health benefits. At Integrative Health Associates in Greenville, South Carolina, massage therapy may be part of your individualized treatment plan that takes a whole-person approach to treat pain and disease. Since the practice specializes in integrative and chiropractic medicine, massage therapy is often the perfect complement to your chiropractic adjustments to help relieve pain and promote healing. Call the office or schedule a massage using the online scheduling system.
The list of benefits from massage therapy is long, and it can enhance nearly every system in your body. Massage therapy can help relieve pain, decrease stress, assist in rehabilitation from sports injuries or chronic conditions, and provide an overall improved state of general wellness. It’s an excellent complement to chiropractic adjustments, as well, since it eases tight muscles.
Some additional benefits of a therapeutic massage include:
Massages also help to lower your blood pressure and heart rate so you can enter a more relaxed state. Regular massage therapy sessions can help you find relief from depression and anxiety, as well.
Massage therapy encompasses a variety of techniques and types of massage, including:
During any type of massage, your massage therapist works closely with you to address specific issues and to deliver a therapeutic experience, using just the right amount of pressure that feels good to you. A massage should not cause any pain; it should be a relaxing experience.
When you visit Integrative Health Associates for a massage therapy session, you can expect to leave feeling relaxed and less stressed, overall.
Follow these guidelines to make the most out of your massage therapy session:
Your massage therapist provides other suggestions to help maximize the multitude of benefits after your appointment.
To learn more about which type of massage therapy is right for you and to schedule an appointment, call the office or use the online booking tool.