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Benefits Of Massage Therapy

There are many people who have never taken advantage of the benefits of massage therapy. For those of us who have enjoyed the experience of massage therapy, know it can be a release and an extremely relaxing way to unwind. Oftentimes people do not understand just how deep the benefits of massage therapy really go. The physiotherapy aspect behind massage therapy can in fact provide many more benefits than the average person realizes.

Massage therapy is the manual physical treatment of the professional’s hands on the patient’s body with the use of certain pressures and movements or with the aid of mechanical or massage devices. Sometimes the massage therapist with use other manual ways of achieving results with their fingers, forearms, knees or even elbows. The point of using different areas of the arms is to promote well-being and relaxation with different techniques for the optimization of the health of a person’s whole body.

The physiotherapy of massage affects the circulatory, muscular, and nervous systems in the body. These systems can all be benefitted from deep forms of physiotherapy, and used in conjunction with other forms of physical therapy. They can relieve pain and also be used to prevent it. There are also benefits that are believed to reduce the effects of depression and anxiety.

Most sessions can range from 30 minutes to 90 minutes, depending on the individual needs of a person’s condition and the need for a certain type of treatment. Multiple treatments may be done in one session if needed, and can be very effective for chronic issues like mental health issues like anxiety and depression.

Some conditions that massage can help heal and recover from that many people do not know about are:

  • Relief of pain from hip or leg
  • Treatment of tendon and ligament issues
  • Neck pain or even whiplash
  • Treatment of migraines or severe headaches
  • Pain relief from serious sporting injuries
  • Stiffness in the lower back along with shoulder pain or stiffness

To book a consultation, call Dynamic Physiotherapy today at 289-201-2451 (Mississauga), 289-812-3992 (Burlington), or contact us here.


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