Massage Therapy can be preventative or restorative, helping to maintain, rehabilitate, or augment physical functions. It can help alleviate the soft tissue discomfort associated with every day stress, muscular overuse, and many chronic pain syndromes. Research has shown that oxygen capacity of the blood can increase up to 15% post massage.
Massage Therapy can help with a range of conditions such as:
Stress relief, Sports Injuries, Muscle tension, Inflammatory conditions (arthritis, bursitis), Dislocations, Headaches, Insomnia and Post-surgical rehabilitation
Types of Massage We Offer at Bayview North Family Chiropractic:
This is a more “classic” type of massage which incorporates a variety of techniques designed to relax muscles and relieve tension. Swedish massage is both therapeutic, addressing areas of pain and discomfort but it it is also relaxing and a great way to relieve stress.
This technique is primarily designed to address specific areas of pain or discomfort. Incorporating stretches and massage, this technique promotes healing and pain relief, restoring harmony and balance to the body.
Hot Stone massage:
Hot stone massage is a specialty massage that uses smooth, heated stones. They are often basalt, a black volcanic rock that absorbs and retains heat well.