Service performed by certified medical massage practitioner for acute and chronic pain
Orthopedic/Medical Massage (CPT 97140)
A medical massage is a standard medical treatment for various medical conditions. A medical massage is an alternative form of healing. It is an outcome-based treatment that allows the masseuse to create personalized sessions to achieve a specific goal.
The Benefits of Medical Massage
Help to release tight and sore muscles which can cause Ischemia (Ischemia: A lack of blood supply to soft tissues, which causes hypersensitivity to the touch and allows for further injury to the tissues)
Help relieve nerve compression or entrapment. (Pressure on a nerve by soft tissue which can contribute to muscle atrophy, referred pain, paresthesia, and conditions such as pseudo sciatica, piriformis syndrome, pseudo angina, and others.
Deactivate Myofascial Trigger Points (Trigger Points: Areas of high neurological activity, which refer pain to other parts of the body.)
Decrease Pain and Inflammation
Alleviating Stress and Improve Circulation
Increase Flexibility and Range of Motion
Help to Improve Posture and Coordination
Orthopedic/Medical massage consists of three primary elements:
Assessing client's condition and needs
Adapting the treatment to heal the source of pain
Educating the client about self-care activities that will prolong the results of the therapy