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 Massage Therapy helps with Recovery as well as Maintaining a Healthy Life!

Hands_on_Back.pngOur staff at SunLake Medical Clinic includes Certified Massage Therapists who are trained in a number of different techniques. Our medical, chiropractic and massage therapy staff will determine and plan a program with the appropriate healing technique to put you on the path of recovery.

Massage has dozens of benefits and can play an integral part of any health-enhancement program.

Some of the wonderful effects of massage include:

  • Lowered body stress
  • Reduced muscle spasms
  • Improved circulation
  • Increased lymphatic drainage
  • Calmed nervous system
  • Reduced pain
  • Increased energy levels

Question and Answers

How can regular massages help?
Massage acts on the nervous system to counteract the stress response, decrease muscle tension and pain, increases range of motion to restrictive joints, increase circulation, and decrease heart rate and blood pressure.

How will massage feel?

Massage on normal tissues almost always is a pleasant sensation. Massage in the area of an injury or chronic pain may at first cause some discomfort which lessens noticeably within a few minutes of therapy.  The outcome is worth any discomfort as you will immediately feel the benefit after your massage.

How often is massage recommended?
A monthly massage is recommended for general prevention of stress and pain responses and can help you become aware of held chronic muscle tension. When treating pain this depends on your general health, when the pain started and what caused it. For chronic injuries and long term benefits you will usually need as series of massages.  Massage works well in conjunction with Chiropractic care.    

Is Massage always appropriate?
SunLake's Licensed Massage Therapists are educated in a variety of massage techniques, anatomy and physiology and knowledge of when massage would be beneficial.

If I am hurt due to a Personal Injury or Auto-Accident will my insurance cover Massage Therapy?
The initial impact resulting from a any accident can cause soft tissue damage in your body, beginning to appear within the first six weeks. SunLake therapists use various massage techniques to help relieve soft tissue damage throughout your body. These injuries may be covered under your insurance and SunLake Clinic will bill your Auto Insurance directly. You can receive the therapeutic massage necessary to recover sooner.  

Auto Accident Injury, Personal Accident Injury, Pain Management,  Diet and Wellness Care Programs

Call 813-948-2107 for a SunLake Medical Clinic near you.