What is the difference between medical massage and relaxation/spa massage?

What is the difference between medical massage and relaxation/spa massage?

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Just as there are several different methods in chiropractic, there are also several different massage methods. Not all massage therapists specialize in correcting postural weaknesses.

At our office, we offer a specific and thorough type of massage with the purpose of complimenting your chiropractic care. Our therapists are educated in the anatomy and physiology of your muscular system. They will work on the adhesions, trigger points, and scar tissues that have accumulated throughout the years caused by the misalignment of your vertebrae and/or extremity joints. This is very different from your spa massage experience where the emphasis is on relaxation without the specific goal to correct the postural problem. Posture is the window to our health. Have you noticed that people with excellent posture are usually healthy, and the ones with poor posture are less so? This is especially true with the geriatric population. Excessive slouching can impede proper breathing as the shoulders close forward and

This is very different from your spa massage experience where the emphasis is on relaxation without the specific goal to correct the postural problem. Posture is the window to our health. Have you noticed that people with excellent posture are usually healthy, and the ones with poor posture are less so? This is especially true with the geriatric population. Excessive slouching can impede proper breathing as the shoulders close forward and

Have you noticed that people with excellent posture are usually healthy, and the ones with poor posture are less so? This is especially true with the geriatric population. Excessive slouching can impede proper breathing as the shoulders close forward and cause shortening of the chest muscles, leaving less room for the lungs to expand.

Coupled with specific chiropractic care, therapeutic massage will lead you towards healing and a healthy lifestyle!

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