- Medical massage, or soft tissue manipulation is a specialty in the field of massage therapy. It is used to treat conditions of muscular, skeletal, circulatory, and nervous systems. It is a powerful rehabilitative procedure that addresses specific muscles, trigger points, and pain syndromes.
- Medical massage therapy is the focused use of advanced massage techniques to treat a specific condition and to achieve a specific outcome. The condition treated is often diagnosed by the patient’s physician, in other cases the therapist treats the client based on their subjective description of symptoms following a thorough assessment.
- Techniques used during a medical massage often include neuromuscular therapy, myofascial release and trigger point therapy of muscles, posture, and pain points, among many others. The main difference between a medical and regular massage is that is performed by a therapist with advanced training and the treatment is structured to provide a specific outcome.
If interested please contact;
Oleg Rivkin L.Ac, LMT, MSOM