what is medical massage?

MEDICAL MASSAGE IS PRESCRIBED FOR A SPECIFIC REASON

Massage therapist who perform medical massage partner with physicians, medical specialists, chiropractors, dentists, and acupuncturists. Diagnosing is not withing the scope of practice for massage therapists. We rely on the prescribing physician to diagnose.

A prescribed massage is usually a series of sessions. As with any prescription, one for Medical Massage includes a suggested treatment plan and time frame based on the physician's diagnosis codes. For example: Myofascial release for low back pain 3 times a week for 3 weeks.

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WHY DOCTORS PRESCRIBE ADVANCED BODYWORK AND MEDICAL MASSAGE

  • Advanced Bodywork and Massage therapist have specialized training and experience which requires a higher level of competency and education.

  • Patients who receive manual therapy often recover from injuries or illness more quickly and with less discomfort.

  • An increasing number of patients are requesting alternatives health care options that reduce the need for costly medications.

POSSIBLE SYMPTOMS FOR PRESCRIPTION

  • Orthopedic Conditions

  • Auto Accident & Whiplash Injuries

  • Back Pain & Sciatica

  • Neck Pain & Headaches

  • Sports Injuries

  • TMJ dysfunction

  • Arthritis

  • Fibromyalgia

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Body Kneads Rx Massage believes that Chiropractic care and Massage Therapy go together like Peanut butter and Jelly!

While not all chiropractors are created equal, neither is massage therapy or the intent in which it is applied toward healing. That's why we offer work together as a team and utilize both practices in order to correct and heal whatever condition may be ailing you. While in constant communication, your massage therapists  will support what your Doctor prescribes and together we will help change the dynamic of your muscles to help.

  • Relieve pain and tension

  • Get to sleep faster and sleep sounder

  • Increase range of motion

  • Stop living with daily pain and muscle weakness

  • Return to doing the daily activities you love

  • Recover faster from recent and long-term injuries

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