More Benefits of Massage TherapyHere at Spartan Family Chiropractic in Okemos, MI, massage therapy is an important part of the options for treatment we offer for patients recovering from injuries and also for those trying to overcome other chronic health problems. Our patients rave about how they feel after a massage therapy session, and not just because it feels good—our Okemos massage sessions bring patients Great health benefits!
How Can Massage Therapy Help You?When you schedule a massage therapy appointment at this office, our chiropractors work directly with the massage therapists to prescribe the type of massage therapy you need for your condition. We offer the following types of massage therapy:
• Deep Tissue
Some of the general health benefits you can enjoy from massage include the following:
• Stress relief—Stress is one of the most damaging things to health! Studies indicate that 90% of doctor visits stem from stress-related or stress-exacerbated illnesses ranging from high blood pressure or diabetes to headaches, anxiety, depression and more. Additionally massage relieves mental and emotional stress that can cause biochemical damage to your body, it relieves musculoskeletal tension, loosening tight muscles and their connections to the skeletal system.
• Pain relief—Works by relieving musculoskeletal tension, improving circulation, reducing inflammation and causes the release of endorphins (the body’s self produced natural, painkillers), patients enjoy an overall reduction in their aches and pains. These things also help accelerate healing of soft tissue injury and help reduce tight knots and muscular adhesions which prevent full healing and overall joint range of motion. Massage therapy helps our patients feel better all over without the need for medication.
• Improved immune system function—This is another great benefit with massage therapy, it is the ability to tone and stimulate the immune system, making patients less susceptible to the contagious illnesses that proliferate this time of year.
If you have never had one of our massage sessions with one of our Great massage therapists, you should call us today at 517-381-9730.