What is Massage Therapy?
Serving Portland OR | Vancouver WA
Massage therapy involves the art of massage. A massage therapist will manipulate pain points and stiff areas, stimulating blood flow. Massage therapy can treat chronic pain, discomfort, and some mental conditions such as depression and anxiety. It’s often prescribed to compliment physical therapy and injury rehabilitation treatments.
Types of Massage Therapy
There are several types of massage therapy, each with different healing approaches tailored to patient needs. At New Heights Physical Therapy Plus, we offer the following types of massage:
- Myofascial massage: targets fascia that surrounds your muscles and bones
- Sports massage: to promote healing and reduce the risk of injury
- Therapeutic massage: for general wellness and pain relief
We’ll ask you about your specific conditions or complaints when deciding on the appropriate massage treatment for you.
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What Massage Therapy Treats
Massage therapy is typically used to relieve pain and soreness in the neck and shoulders, but it can be used to treat pain nearly anywhere on the body.
- Sports injuries
- Myofascial pain syndrome
- Tennis elbow
- Carpal tunnel
- Muscle sprains and strains
- Rotator cuff syndrome
- Back pain
- Muscle tension
- Mental conditions such as depression, anxiety, and insomnia
Massage therapy can also help with tissue regeneration and help reduce stretch marks and scarring.
Interested in Massage Therapy?
If you’re curious to see what massage therapy can do for you, contact New Heights Physical Therapy Plus in Portland OR or Vancouver WA. Our licensed massage therapist has over 10 years of experience. She has worked with doctors, nurse practitioners, chiropractors, physical therapists, and acupuncturists. Trust us for fast and effective soreness and set up a consultation today!Back to Physical Therapy Treatment Options
Massage Therapy in Portland OR and Vancouver WA
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