An adult human spine typically consists of 26 moveable segments: seven cervical vertebras, twelve thoracic vertebras, five lumbar vertebras, one sacrum, and one coccyx (tailbone). Intervertebral d ...View Article
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Together, massage therapy and chiropractic care aid the body's natural healing process. Although the focus is different for each modality, practitioners in both camps agree that when massage is incorporated into a chiropractic treatment program, the results are better. Musculoskeletal problems are a combination of spinal subluxations and the muscles attached. By loosening the muscle attachments to the spine, the therapy is working on both muscle and the skeleton for the net effect. The adjustment is more effective and longer lasting when the muscle attachments are relaxed.
Types of Massage:
Trigger Point Therapy
Many different "types" or modalities can be incorporated into one session. Jan typically combines modalities to tailor each session to the individual patient's needs and goals.
30 minutes - $40
45 minutes - $55
60 minutes - $70
75 minutes - $85
90 minutes - $100
15 minute (chair massage or very muscle specific) $20
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Frequently Asked Questions:
How Fast Will I See Results With a Deep Tissue Massage?
It is important to be realistic about what one massage can achieve. Many people ask for more pressure, thinking that if the therapist just pushes hard enough they can get rid of all their knots in an hour. This just will not happen. In fact, undoing chronic knots and tension built up over a lifetime is best achieved with an integrated program that includes exercise, work on your posture and ways of moving, relaxation techniques, and a regular program of massage therapy.
Are There Increased Benefits with Frequent Visits?
Here is the beauty of bodywork: its benefits are compounded when massage is utilized as a frequent therapy. The more you get, the more it does. Taking part in this form of regularly-scheduled self-care can play a huge part in how healthy you'll be and how youthful you'll remain with each passing year. Consider massage appointments a necessary piece of your health and wellness plan, and work with your practitioner to establish a treatment schedule that best meets your needs. Massage can increase your flexibility, lower blood pressure, and decrease stress and tension.
When should I Avoid Massage Therapy?
You should not have a massage if you are currently experiencing any of the following:
If you have any questions whether you should have a massage please call the office to discuss your unique situation.