Massage therapy focuses on muscular conditions and alleviating tension, restore flexibility, and increase comfort in the body. It is often coupled with physical therapy techniques and may be used to help recover from injury. Massage therapy holds the traditional concept of bringing relaxation to the body through gentle pushes to the muscles and mechanisms in the body. Massage therapy is sometimes thought more in line with bringing peace into the body to calm the mind as well.
Chiropractic massage therapy focuses on the spine and its relationship to nerves, muscles, and joints in the body. Treatments may localize particular nerve areas that need attention. Care may also be given to promote healing in the body by providing chiropractic massage to multiple areas related to spinal health.
If those reasons aren’t enough, chiropractic care and massage therapy also:
- Increase flexibility
- Improve the function of the immune system
- Increase blood flow
- Improve overall range of motion