Orthopedic Massage- can specifically address a number of health conditions/issues:
Tendinosis, joint arthritis, low back pain, sciatica, SI joint dysfunction, frozen hip, bulging/herniated disc pain, mid back pain, rhomboid pain, upper back pain, kyphosis, rotator cuff injury, shoulder impingement, bursitis, thoracic outlet syndrome, frozen shoulder, whiplash injury, compressed discs, neck pain, carpal tunnel, medial and lateral epicondylosis, scar tissue adhesions, hamstring strains, meniscus tears, MCL/LCL sprains, knee pain, IT band pain, patellar tendinosis, shin splints, ankle sprains, Achilles tendinosis, plantar fasciitis, supinated or pronated foot, bunions, hammer toes, neuromas and:
- Increase pain free range of motion throughout the entire body
- Strengthen weak, inhibited muscles
- Stretch tight, facilitated muscles
Balance muscles around all the joints
- Enhance immunity by stimulating lymph flow—the body's natural defense system.
- Help athletes prepare for, and recover from, strenuous workouts.
- Increase joint flexibility.
- Promote tissue regeneration, reducing scar tissue and stretch marks.
- Pump oxygen and nutrients into tissues, improving circulation.
- Reduce postsurgery adhesions and swelling.
- Reduce spasms and cramping.
- Relax and soften injured, tired, and overused muscles.
- Release endorphins—amino acids; the body's natural painkiller.
- Ease medication dependence
Experts estimate that upwards of ninety percent of disease is stress-related. And perhaps nothing ages us faster, internally and externally, than high stress. Massage is an effective tool for managing this stress, which translates into:
- Decreased anxiety, depression.
- Enhanced sleep quality.
- Greater energy.
- Improved concentration.
- Increased circulation.
- Reduced fatigue.