If you’re living with chronic pain, recovering from an injury, or suffering from an ongoing medical condition, Dr. Troy Wilson and Dr. Nate Hinrichs at Hastings Family Chiropractic in Hastings, NE provide massage therapy and other natural techniques to help you achieve optimal health, healing, and wellness.
Guide to Chiropractic Massage Therapy
Chiropractic care and massage therapy might seem like two completely different fields – and in some cases, they are. However, massage therapy is often offered in conjunction with chiropractic care. Is it the same as a traditional massage? What are the benefits of chiropractic massage therapy? Dr. Wilson and Dr. Hinrichs and our team at Hastings Family Chiropractic in Hastings, NE answer these questions and more below.
Chiropractic Massage Therapy VS Traditional Massage
There are both differences and similarities between chiropractic and traditional massage. Both address the soft tissues of the body and can provide tension relief and relaxation. However, the goal of the two and how they are done typically differ.
The traditional massage focuses more on the relaxation side of it, though it can definitely provide relief from pain and tension. Chiropractic massage focuses on addressing soft tissues that might be affecting or are affected by the skeletal system. Spinal alignment and general musculoskeletal wellness are at the core of chiropractic massage.
Additionally, chiropractic massage focuses on the hard tissues as well as the soft tissues. It’s typically combined with adjustments to address the root cause of the pain. By treating both the hard and soft tissues, you experience more comprehensive healing and a reduced risk of the condition returning.
Benefits of Chiropractic Massage
Chiropractic massage is a holistic approach that provides many benefits, including but not limited to the following:
- Improved circulation
- Release of endorphins, which elevate the mood and relieve pain naturally
- Improved flexibility and range of motion
- Stress relief
- Better sleep
- Decreased inflammation and tension
- Chronic and acute pain relief
- Fewer headaches and migraines
- Relief from pain associated with TMJ, fibromyalgia, and arthritis
- Reduction in muscle spasms
- Improved immunity
- Reduction in neck pain, back pain, headaches, foot pain, sciatica, and more
- Lasting recovery from auto accident injuries, work injuries, and sports injuries
Chiropractic massage is one of several safe, effective, and natural methods for treating various types of pain and illnesses. It’s also beneficial for preventative care and improving your overall health and wellness.
Would you like to learn more about chiropractic massage therapy and how it can benefit your life? Schedule an appointment with Dr. Wilson or Dr. Hinrichs at Hastings Family Chiropractic in Hastings, NE by calling (402) 463-1955 today.