Massage Therapy is an amazing tool for muscle healing, muscle recovery, symptom relief of stiffness, inflammation, headaches, soreness and muscle aches. Our massage providers at Personalized Health have the training and experience to know how to approach each patient/client as an individual with an individual care pathway. We always approach the body from a skeletal, muscular and movement aspect, and massage therapy is a one of our strongest components within our processes.
Medical Massage/Injury Treatment
Medical massage is outcome-based massage, primarily the application of a specific treatment targeted to the specific problem the patient presents with a diagnosis and are administered after a thorough assessment/evaluation by the lead doctor and/or the medical massage therapist with specific outcomes being the basis for treatment. It is also known as clinical massage or treatment massage.
Manual therapy, or manipulative therapy, is a physical treatment primarily used by physical therapists, physiotherapists to treat musculoskeletal pain and disability; it mostly includes kneading and manipulation of muscles, joint mobilization and joint manipulation. It's also used by occupational therapists, chiropractors, massage therapists, athletic trainers, osteopaths, and physicians.
Neuromuscular Therapy (NMT) is an additional approach to soft tissue manual therapy. It has been shown to be effective in the treatment of many conditions.