Massage Therapy

The Benefits of Massage Therapy in Midtown Manhattan, NY

Massage therapy is one of the oldest forms of therapy, in use since ancient times. It’s been used effectively to treat a wide variety of painful conditions and illnesses, and to achieve optimal health. Your chiropractor is an expert at therapeutic massage.


How Massage Therapy Can Help You

Massage therapy can help you and your body in a wide variety of ways. When you choose massage therapy, you will enjoy:

  • Stress relief and relaxation
  • Relief from swelling and pressure
  • Relief from body aches and pains
  • Relief of muscle, ligament, and tendon tension
  • An enhanced sense of calm and wellness
  • Improved circulation by boosting blood flow to problem areas
  • Improved healing and recovery time from an injury


Massage Therapy Techniques

Massage therapy uses a wide variety of movements including fixed pressure or moving pressure, compression, and vibration techniques.


Conditions which can be treated with massage therapy

Your chiropractor may recommend massage therapy to help you achieve relief from:

  • Anxiety
  • Insomnia
  • Sinus issues
  • Stress management
  • Asthma and allergies
  • Post-surgical healing and recovery
  • Recovery from an accident or sports injury
  • Sprained or strained muscles or ligaments
  • Migraine headaches and facial pain
  • Temporomandibular joint pain (TMJ)
  • Arthritis and other degenerative joint problems
  • Carpal tunnel and other nerve issues
  • Circulatory, digestive, and nervous system problems


Additional treatments which can be used along with massage therapy

Massage therapy is often combined with other chiropractic services, including:

  • Manual adjustment and manipulation
  • Thermal therapies, including heat and ice application
  • Stretching and physical therapy
  • Nerve stimulation (TENS)
  • Use of tables and rollers to stretch and lengthen muscles, ligaments, and tendons