Massage Therapy

The massage provided at Bodies In Balance is done under PT guidance. It is therapeutic by intent and nature, after a treatment goal and approach has been discussed with the patient and the massage therapist.

Massage is a complete way to relieve pain and discomfort from muscular tension following an injury or trauma as well as stress-induced pain.

Muscular system:

  • Reduces adhesions in muscles and connective tissue
  • Helps to keep muscles flexible and pliable
  • Relieves soreness, tension, and stiffness

 Nervous system:

  • Stimulates nerve points
  • Relieves pain, restlessness, and insomnia

Circulatory system:

  • Improves oxygen and nutrient supply to cells
  • Decreases blood pressure and helps to develop a stronger heart

Respiratory system:

  • Assists in proper breathing
  • Helps develop respiratory muscles

Lymph system:

  • Increases circulation of lymph
  • Promotes elimination of toxins

Digestive system:

  • Stimulates activity of liver and kidneys

Integumentary (skin) system:

  • Stimulates blood to better nourish the skin
  • Improves tone and elasticity

 Skeletal system

  • Improves body alignment
  • Relieves stiff joints

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