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Massage Therapy in Douglas: Massage therapy is a great addition to chiropractic care and other services provided at Ellan Vannin Family Chiropractic Clinic. Each massage therapy session is tailored to meet the needs of each patient’s specific injury or condition. While many people receive massage therapy for relaxation purposes, most people do not know that massage therapy has therapeutic benefits as well. Our licensed massage therapists provide care as a natural means to promote healthy body function. It is also a great way to speed up recovery time when injured.
Sports Massage: Sports massage is a form involves the manipulation of soft tissue to benefit a patient who engages in regular physical activity. It is designed to assist in correcting imbalances and any other problems in soft tissue that are caused from trauma or repetitive and strenuous physical activity. This can help to aid in recovery, enhance performance and prevent future injury.
Pregnancy Massage: Pregnancy massages are similar to relaxing massages, but they are adapted for the anatomical changes a woman goes through during pregnancy. As a woman’s shape and posture changes, our massage therapists will make accommodations with special cushioning systems or tables with holes that allow someone to lie face down safely while also providing room for the growing belly. Another comfortable option will be for the mum-to-be to lie on her side with the support of pillows and cushions.
Relaxing/Stress Relief Massage: Although relaxation massage does not provide therapeutic treatment, the benefits the deep relaxation provides are equally beneficial to the body, mind and spirit. Relaxation massage reduces stress and relaxes tense muscles.
Lymphatic Drainage Massage: There are different techniques used to perform lymphatic drainage massage but all have the same end goal: to open the lymphatic vessels in order to release excess fluid and allow it to drain back up into the lymph nodes.
Massage therapy plans are tailored to meet the needs of each patient. It can be coordinated with chiropractic care for the best results. Techniques used at our Douglas facility may include stroking, tapping, kneading, vibration, friction, compression, rocking and different forms of pressure to the muscles and soft tissue depending on the type of massage you receive. During a session, some specific motions and vibrations can be applied with mechanical devices. Oil, lotions and powders are also used to reduce friction.
While many people may see massage as a luxury, it can also assist in your recovery or treatment plan in addition to becoming part of a health regimen. We utilize massage therapy independently or in conjunction with chiropractic care in order to help you achieve optimal results. You will feel better and more relaxed because of our unique integrative approach. Call Ellan Vannin Family Chiropractic Clinic to schedule your appointment today.