The Benefits of Massage Therapy
 

Are you wondering if massage therapy can help you? Massage therapy offers healing for many disorders along with improving your overall wellbeing. Massage therapy is when a professional massage therapist moves and puts controlled pressure on the muscles and soft tissue. Our massage therapy in Commack NY, United Rehab Physical Therapy, offers services in massage therapy to help a variety of conditions such as neck and back pain, whiplash, sciatica, and many others. 

 

Conditions Massage Therapy Can Treat:

  • Neck Pain 

  • Back/Lower Back Pain

  • Delayed onset muscle soreness

  • Anxiety and Stress

  • Insomnia 

  • High Blood Pressure 

  • Soft Tissue Injuries 

  • Digestive Disorders

  • Fibromyalgia 

  • Headaches

  • Myofascial Pain Syndrome

  • Nerve Pain

  • Sports Injuries 

  • Joint Pain

  • Chronic Pain

  • Piriformis Syndrom 

  • Sciatica 

  • Whiplash

 

Benefits of Massage Therapy:

  • Improve Circulation- Massage therapy can improve circulation by applying pressure to specific areas that move blood throughout and more blood to flow back in. 

  • Reducing Muscle Tension- Massage therapy reduces muscle tension by helping tissue elasticity and increasing the temperature of soft tissue, loosening muscle fibers. 

  • Reducing Anxiety and Depression- By increasing serotonin levels in the body, massage therapy is a method to help reduce anxiety and depression while regulating mood. 

  • Stimulate the Lymphatic System- Massage therapy can stimulate the lymphatic system by applying pressure in a circular motion creating the lymph system to be more efficient while moving fluid. 

  • Reducing Stress- Massage therapy reduces stress by lowering the heart rate while increasing serotonin. By increasing relaxation, massage therapy allows for increased positive emotions and feelings.  

  • Increasing Relaxation- Massage therapy increases serotonin in the body, relieving stress, anxiety, and depression. Massage therapy causes relaxation for the body as well as the mind. 

  • Improving Joint Mobility- Massage therapy can increase and improve joint mobility by keeping the joints fluid. Massaging the muscles can help with the flexibility and motion range of the body. 

  • Improving Immune Health- Massage therapy can help the body’s overall health by enhancing the immune system by eliminating toxins and increasing blood flow. By promoting relaxation as well, massage therapy is beneficial to the overall immune and body health. 

  • Better Sleep- Massage therapy can help those struggling to sleep or who have insomnia. Getting good sleep is very important to your overall health, and massage therapy helps relax the nervous system.

  • Reducing Fatigue- Receiving massage therapy regularly can help reduce fatigue in your body. 

  • Better Focus- Massage therapy promotes relaxation and slows down your nervous system and heart rate, leading to an improvement in your focus.  

  • Eliminates Toxins- Massage therapy can help eliminate toxins in the body by improving circulation in the blood flow and lymphatic systems.  

  • Reduces Swelling- Massage therapy can help reduce swelling, especially after a surgery or injury.

  • Pain Relief- Massage therapy can help relieve pain by promoting relaxation of the muscles, tendons, and joints. 

 

Types of Massage Therapy:

Many types of massage therapy can help a variety of different conditions; some are: 

  • Therapeutic- Increases relaxation and blood circulation

  • Remedial- Helps restore health and body function. 

  • Myotherapy- treats soft tissue injuries and helps improve mobility and movement of the body. Myotherapy is used to help maintain or restore the body’s soft tissue. 

  • Lymphatic Drainage- Drains the lymphatic system and helps with the movement of the lymph fluids throughout the body. 

  • Reflexology- applies pressure to specific areas of the body, putting pressure on points in the feet or hands.

  • Sports Massage- A sports massage can help people participating in sports to help with injuries as well as helping to prevent sports injuries. 

For more information on the benefits of massage therapy, click here or contact our massage therapy in Commack NY, to make an appointment today!

Contact Massage Therapy in Commack NY!

This type of therapy offers many health benefits for overall bodily wellness and provides help for various health conditions. Our massage therapy in Commack NY, United Rehab Physical Therapy, offers medical massage therapy treatments for numerous needs. We offer myofascial release and massage therapy. Myofascial release uses a hands-on method to decrease any pain within the Myofascial connective tissue. The Myofascial tissue is the connective tissue between joints, muscles, and tendons. Myofascial release and massage therapy, United Rehab Physical Therapy offer trigger point release, myofascial stretching, static stretching, and dynamic stretching. With all these treatments, our massage therapy in Commack, NY, can help relieve pain from conditions like neck pain, back pain, fibromyalgia, whiplash, sciatica, chronic pain syndrome, piriformis syndrome, and sports injuries. Contact United Rehab Physical Therapy today for help and to make an appointment.

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