The Wellness Center PDX offers massage therapy for those looking to alleviate chronic pain, muscle tension or simply looking to achieve overall relaxation and body wellness. Massage therapy can have a profound positive effect on your health and wellness, from providing drug-free chronic pain management to helping you recover from injuries more quickly and completely.
That's why our team of massage therapists here at The Wellness Center PDX prescribe it for many of our patients as part of a personalized holistic treatment program.
Our team at The Wellness Center PDX may prescribe one particular type of massage therapy, or even several types that work synergistically, to address specific physical complaints. The most common types of massages include:
Our massage therapists can provide a wide range of benefits for body and mind. While the specific effects may vary from one type of massage technique to another, overall this method of treatment can help with such common issues as:
LYMPHATIC DRAINAGE is an interesting example of a specific massage techniques allegedly good for one thing and not much else. Its purpose is to reduce swelling. By reputation it is the best treatment option for patients suffering from "lymphoedema" a serious complication of mastectomy and other surgical procedures. "SPINAL TRACTION'' is often used by massage therapist to treat low back pain and neck pain.
FRICTION MASSAGE is also a specific type of massage, mainly as treatment of tendinitis. It is a massage technique used to increase circulation and release areas that are tight; particularly around joints and where there are adhesions within the muscles or tendons. Cyriax, who is seen as the founder of the friction therapy, believed that deep frictions are appropriate for the treatment of tendinopathy, muscle strains, ligament lesions and scar healing.
Research indicates that massage and myotherapy are effective in managing
1: Chronic low back pain
3: Muscle soreness
4: Soft tissue injuries
6: High blood pressure
It can also be effectively used to support people with
• A chronic disease
• A life threatening illness such as CANCER
The Wellness Center PDX
Portland: 3150 Se Belmont St, Portland, OR 97214 / Beaverton:11750 SW BARNES ROAD SUITE #240 PORTLAND 97225 / Rockwood:1954 SE 182nd Gresham, OR 97233
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