Skip to main content

It's Time to Discover the Overwhelming Benefits of Massage Therapy

Written By James J. Hether, D.C. on July 25, 2018

Whether you’re suffering from back pain, headaches, neck pain, or you’re just feeling under the weather, it could be time to explore the benefits of massage therapy. 

This drug-free, non-invasive, and altogether effective treatment may eradicate any need for medication or surgery. 

Available at your local chiropractor’s in DeLand, this chiropractic technique isn’t only targeted at relieving any aches or pains, but can also provide your well-being with a much-needed boost. 

How Does Massage Therapy Treat Back Pain? 

After a trip to see a health care practitioner about your back pain, you may be offered a conventional treatment (e.g. prescribed medication) and be recommended for chiropractic care. The latter is often the first-stop treatment for a number of health conditions, from muscle strain to fibromyalgia and osteoarthritis. 

If you’re experiencing pain in your lower back, it’s highly likely this has originated from muscle strain due to a sudden movement, incorrect lifting techniques when moving something heavy, or an injury from a fall. 

Massage helps mobilize the area and reduce any irritation or spasms that are causing those painful symptoms. 

Equally, where osteoarthritis is the root cause, massage helps reduce pain, decrease stress and muscle tension in the area, and improve circulation. And for those with fibromyalgia, any stiffness or pain is improved and tender areas are soothed. 

These are just a small number of the many ailments massage therapy is effective at treating. 

Is Massage Therapy Right for You? 

Among health professionals, therapeutic massage is gaining growing reverence – and for good reason. 

According to one study, massage therapy can provide back pain sufferers with a wide range of beneficial effects. 

One of the biggest advantages is how it improves the circulation of blood around the body. This, in turn, helps bring essential nutrients to tissues and muscles, speeding up recovery times. And when exercises are causing soft-tissue injuries or tender points, this is hugely beneficial. 

What’s more, it increases flexibility while lowering muscle tension and pain, and releases endorphins (hormones that trigger feelings of positivity). This helps reduce anxiety and depression, which is particularly useful if you have neck issues or chronic back pain that tend to bring you down. 

To ensure your specific condition/problem is treated effectively, your chiropractor will put together a tailored treatment schedule – one that targets your pain while improving your overall well-being. These wonderful benefits should start to become apparent even after your very first visit. 

Don’t delay and book your first appointment with our dedicated team today on 386-734-0702

Posted In: Chiropractic Massage Therapy