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Therapeutic Massage Therapies

Massage - Frederick, Maryland massage and muscle therapy. Includes  Myofascial, Craniosacral, neuromuscular treatments and lymph drainage.

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Benefits of Massage

What is Massage Therapy?

Essentially, MT is the biomechanical manipulation of soft-tissue for the purpose of restoring or maintaining balance within and among the various systems of the body-mind complex while the body is at rest and the mind is letting go. The later cannot be over-emphasized, which, by the way, is why self-massage or massage during a sports event can never be as effective or as lasting as one administered by an MT Professional...

The Many Benefits of Therapeutic Massage

Enhances General Health

Therapeutic massage can be an important component of your health maintenance or wellness plan. It helps keep the body and mind functioning optimally.

  • Promotes well-nourished and healthy skin
  • Improves circulation of blood and lymph
  • Relaxes muscles and improves joint mobility
  • Encourages general relaxation
  • Improves immune system functioning
  • Improves energy flow

Alleviates Problem Conditions

Therapeutic massage can help relieve certain common physical problems, and help bring the body back to optimal functioning.

  • General muscular tension and aches
  • Tension headaches
  • Muscular back pain
  • Poor circulation
  • Stress and anxiety

Supports Yyour Fitness or Sports Program

Therapeutic massage can be an important adjunct to a fitness or sports program, helping your performance goals with minimum injury and pain.

  • Relieves tired and sore muscles
  • Helps improve flexibility
  • Reduces the anxiety of athletic competition
  • Speeds recovery from strenuous physical exertion
  • Relaxes tight muscles

Combats the Negative Effects of Aging

Therapeutic massage is effective in combating the negative effects of aging noticed in the middle to late years of life.

  • It helps keep body tissues and basic functions in a more youthful state.
  • Enhance tissue elasticity and joint flexibility
  • Improves blood and lymph circulation
  • Promotes healthy vibrant skin
  • Improves immune system functioning
  • Relieves muscle aches and stiffness.

Relieves the Effects of Stress

Therapeutic massage helps balance the effects of stress in our lives and avoid stress-related disease and dysfunction.

  • Triggers the Relaxation Response
  • Relaxes tense muscles
  • Reduces anxiety level
  • Normalizes blocked energy flow
  • Improves immune system functioning
  • Restores a calm mind and feeling of wellbeing

Special Cases

Therapeutic massage can help in certain temporary or long term situations, which cause unique physical and mental challenges.

  • For mothers-to-be during pregnancy
  • For infants, especially premature and other developmentally challenged babies.
  • For the disabled, especially those in wheelchairs and others with challenging orthopedic conditions
  • For the elderly

Compliments Other Health Care

Therapeutic massage is frequently used to enhance the beneficial effects of other types of health care.

  • Physical and Occupational Therapy
  • Post Surgical Patients
  • Chiropractic
  • Medical Patients
  • Psychotherapy

Frederick, Maryland massage and muscle therapy includes myofascial, craniosacral, neuromuscular treatments, and lymph drainage.