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Massage Therapy

What is massage therapy?

Massage therapy encompasses a wide range of different techniques which can affect the circulatory, musculoskeletal, nervous, and respiratory systems, and which form the basis of massage therapy treatment.  Infants, seniors, sports enthusiasts, office workers, people of all ages and walks of life can benefit from the healing touch of massage therapy.


Massage therapy is the assessment and treatment of the soft tissues of the body. Therapeutic massage is used to prevent dysfunction, to relieve pain, to restore or augment function and to promote health. Used alone or in conjunction with other physical modalities, massage therapy can be effective in the treatment of many different conditions:


Soft Tissue Injuries and Dysfunctions:


  • Whiplash

  • Sprains and Strains

  • Sciatica

  • Tendinitis

  • Muscle Spasm

  • Temporomandibular Joint Disorder

  • Thoracic Outlet Syndrome

  • Plantar Fasciitis

  • Degenerative Disc Disease

  • Dupuytren's Contracture

  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

  • Tension Headache


Conditions with Psychological Implications:


  • Stress

  • Anxiety

  • Depression

  • Hypertension


Diseases and Disorders:


  • Osteoarthritis

  • Rheumatoid Arthritis

  • Gout

  • Multiple Sclerosis

  • Raynaud's Disease

  • Bronchitis

  • Emphysema

  • Parkinson's Disease

  • Asthma


Painful Conditions:


  • Low Back Pain

  • Neck Pain

  • Post-Surgical Pain

  • Cancer

  • Fibromyalgia

  • Chronic Fatigue

  • Pregnancy and Childbirth

  • Bursitis


  • Migraines




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