Clinical Massage Therapies

Clinical Massage is therapeutic in nature.  Clients who have chronic pain or acute pain issues can benefit from Clinical Massage.  The goal of clinical massage is to get the client back to their normal functioning level or as close to that level at the end of treatment.  Clinical Massage can treat the following issues: automobile accidents, slip and fall, work related injuries, sciatica, pelvic floor problems, low back issues, migraines/headaches, TMJ, Frozen Shoulder and Rotator Cuff problems, nerve pain in arms from repetitive use.  Clinical Massage is scheduled in sessions 2 to 3xs a week for 3 to 6 weeks.  The goal is to break the pain-spasm-pain cycle with frequency of massage.  The massage therapist can use varying styles of massage for myofascial release, mobilization, manipulation of tissue and neuromuscular re-education of movement.  Massage styles may include, but not limited to, Trigger Point Work, Cranio-Sacral Therapy, Deep Tissue, Myofacsial Release and Structural Massage.   During each appointment the massage therapist completes the following documentation: soap notes, assess pain level, range of motion, and sets goals.  A doctor’s referral and health insurance approval are required before treatment is performed.  There are no discounts for Clinical Massage Therapy.

Clinical Massage             

Massage is scheduled for 1hr to 1 ½ hrs.  Client may need to disrobe and lie under sheet, depending on

style of massage used.

Initial Assessment         

The massage therapist does a full structural assessment of the body’s muscle-skeletal system.

Review                                

The massage therapist does a full structural re-assessment of the body’s muscle-skeletal system.

 

Other Therapies:

Heat

15 minutes of heat packs, targeting sore, contracted and tight muscles.

Cold Packs

15 minutes of cold packs, targeting muscles with inflammation.

 

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