For better health and wellness massage therapy is a big part of many care plans. Deep tissue massage is specifically designed to allow the muscles around the spine to relax and adhere to the adjustment for neck and back pain. Along with the deep tissue massage our office also offers swedish massage, prenatal, hot stone, and lymphatic. Your Cleveland Chiropractor offers a free 30 minute massage to all new patients.
The benefit people receive when combining chiropractic care, the care of the skeletal and nervous system, along with massage therapy will bring even more relief. When manipulating the two system patients are able to unconsciously train their bodies to find perfect alignment during office adjustments. While Chiropractics is very beneficial on its own, combining these massage techniques will allow the muscular system to release and hold to the new alignment.
An increasing number of research studies show massage also reduces heart rate, lowers blood pressure, increases blood circulation and lymph flow, relaxes muscles, improves range of motion, and increases endorphins all while enhancing chiropractic treatment.
Although therapeutic massage does not increase muscle strength, it can stimulate weak, inactive muscles and, thus, partially compensate for the lack of exercise and inactivity resulting from illness or injury. It also can hasten and lead to a more complete recovery from exercise or injury.
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