Massage therapy is the hands-on manipulation of soft body tissues with the purpose of improving a patient's overall health and prosperity. Massage therapy works on body muscles, tissues, tendons, and ligaments. Massage therapy done at United Rehab Physical Therapy can relieve your pain, reduce your stress, and assist with anxiety and depression issues. If you’re seeking massage therapy, our physical therapy in Ronkonkoma is the answer for you.
The two main categories of massage therapy fall under rehabilitation and relaxation massages. A rehabilitation massage is done with a specific goal in mind, like a pulled muscle or a nagging injury. A relaxation massage is designed to relax your body and are not usually intended to relieve any specific pain or ailments. Relaxation massages can also lower blood pressure and improve your overall skin appearance.
When Do I Need Massage Therapy?
Massage therapy done by United Rehab Physical Therapy in Ronkonkoma will help to reduce pain, improve function, and decrease stress. Massage therapy can help you if you’re experiencing some of the following issues:
Stress - Massages can also help manage stress. When the body is in rough condition, it puts a toll on one’s mental state. Because massages treat tight and aggravated muscles, it can also positively affect one’s anxiety and stress levels.
If you or someone you know can benefit from massage therapy, please contact us with any questions or concerns you may have.