The term Medical Massage is not itself a particular technique, but, an outcome based approach utilizing an array of techniques.
What is Medical Massage?
Medical massage is primarily the application of a specific treatment targeted to the specific problem(s) the patient presents with a diagnosis and are administered after a thorough assessment/evaluation by the medical massage therapist with specific outcomes being the basis for treatment. It is also known as clinical massage or treatment massage.
Medical Massage follows scientifically designed step-by-step protocols. provide faster and sustained results as well as prevent practitioners from aggravating their client’s conditions. Medical Massage therapy is a simple, powerful and safe therapeutic tool to help heal faster with lasting results.
Medical Massage Therapy encompasses different disciplines, specializations and expertise. For example:
• Neuromuscular Therapy aka Trigger Point Therapy
Neuromuscular therapy (NMT) is a precise, thorough examination and treatment of the body’s soft tissues using regionally oriented protocols that are administered in a step-by-step process. These time-tested, hands-on techniques are built upon a science-based foundation and guided by clinical evidence.
Another area of expertise is the Sports Massage including pre and post event sports massage procedures. Pre-event sports massage helps us prepare athletes to perform better as well as prevent sports related injuries. Post-event sports massage is series of methods that focuses on rehabilitating professional athletes and gym enthusiasts from the side effects of vigorous exercise and overtraining.
• Medical Stress Management Massage
Associates important methods in managing side effects of stress including high blood pressure, anxiety, tension headaches, ulcers as well as prevention of aforementioned pathologies.