Taylored Massage Therapy

Stow Professional Center • 4494 Darrow Road • Stow • 44224 • 330.688.2868

Benefits of Massage Therapy

Massage therapy as a whole is therapeutic, relaxing, stress reducing and medically beneficial on so many levels regardless of the amount of pressure that is applied. 

Investing in massage is an investment in your health.

Massage therapy is a vital investment in one's healthcare. Some benefits of massage therapy include, but are not limited to: 

  • Decreased stress and anxiety levels
  • Enhanced sleep quality
  • Greater energy and muscle recovery from workouts
  • Increased circulation
  • Improved range of motion and joint flexibility
  • Enhanced immunity by stimulating lymph flow
  • Release of endorphins
  • Reduced muscle spasms

Common medical conditions that benefit from massage therapy include but are not limited to:

  • Acute Pain
  • Anxiety
  • Arthritis (Osteo & Rheumatoid)
  • Back Pain
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Chronic Pain
  • Depression
  • Fatigue
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Headaches (Tension & Sinus)
  • Hip Pain
  • Hypertension (Blood Pressure)
  • Insomnia
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Pain
  • Migraines
  • Muscular Dystrophies
  • Muscle Injury
  • Muscle Soreness
  • Muscle Spasms/Cramping
  • Myofascial Pain
  • Neck Pain
  • Overused Muscles
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Postsurgery Recovery
  • Pregnancy
  • Sciatica
  • Shoulder Pain
  • Spinal Conditions
  • Stress (Physical & Emotional)
  • Thoracic Outlet Syndrome
  • Whiplash

Common contraindications to massage therapy include but are not limited to:

       Local/Regional (meaning avoiding or working around the area):

  • Broken Bones
  • Varicose Veins
  • Tumors and Cancer (with physician's approval/guidance and incorporated into treatment plan)
  • Cuts/Abrasions
  • Sunburn
  • Inflammation/Acute flare-ups (i.e. rheumatoid arthritis, fibromyalgia, injury)
  • New tattoos

      Systemic (meaning absolutely NO massage or not until approved by a physician):

  • Fever
  • Contagious diseases, including any cold or flu, no matter how mild it may seem
  • Under the influence of drugs or alcohol-including prescription pain medication
  • Recent operations or acute injuries
  • Neuritis
  • Skin Diseases
  • Cardiovascular (i.e. blood clots)

 

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