What is Medical Massage?
Medical Massage is a science based approach to the clinical application of massage therapy. While regular massage therapy has preventative aspects, medical massage is used for client who have developed full blown pathologies.
Medical Massage incorporates but is not limited to, Muscle Testing, Neuromuscular Therapy, Myofascial Release, Periosteal Massage, Trigger Point Therapy and Rehabilitative Stretching Procedures.
Before booking this service:
1. You need a Medical Diagnose or Medical referral from your Physician.
2. Please bring Documents and/or Medical Records for the Diagnose you received so we can personalize the treatment for you.
3. Medical Massage Protocols usually consist in 10 sessions done every other day. Moderate to Severe cases, may take multiple rounds every few months (to avoid phenomenon of adaptation).
4. Do not expect to be a relaxing massage, during the treatment more than one therapist may be present during the session and we need consistent feedback from you during treatment.
5. We do not accept Insurance. Consult with your Insurance company if you can get Reimbursement for our services. Some Insurance companies provide HSA card (Health Savings Account card), you can deposit money on it, pay for our services, you may use that money as deduction in your Taxes as Medical Expenses.
Medical Diagnosed Conditions treated successfully with Medical Massage.
Head and Neck area:
Anterior Scalene Muscle Syndrome.
Facial and Head Neuralgias.
Levator Scapula Muscle Syndrome.
TMJ/ Temporomandibular Joint Dysfunction/ Jaw Pain.
Thoracic Outlet Syndrome.
Axillar Nerve Neuralgia.
Deltoid Muscle Syndrome.
Rotator Cuff Syndrome/ Frozen Shoulder.
Shoulder Joint Osteoarthritis.
Trapezius Muscle Syndrome.
False Cardialgia Syndrome (Pain traveling to the arm, similar to Hearth Attack pain on the arm).
Intercostal Nerve Neuralgia (Rib pain).
Pectoralis Major and Minor Muscle Syndromes.
Thoracalgia (Thorax pain).
Arm and Hand area:
Carpal tunnel Syndrome.
Cubital Tunnel Syndrome.
Extensor Digitorum Syndrome.
Golfer's Elbow and Tennis Elbow.
Medial and Lateral Epicondylitis.
Lower Back area:
Lower Back Pain in General.
Iliopsoas muscle syndrome.
Piriformis Muscle Syndrome.
Tension in Gluteus Maximus, Medius and Minimus.
Tensor Fascia Latae Syndrome.
Femoral Nerve Neuralgia.
Medial and Lateral Epicondylitis of the Femur.
Obturator Nerve Syndrome.
Tension in Iliotibial Tract (IT Band).
Injury of Lateral and Medial Collateral Ligaments.
Knee Joint Osteoarthritis.
Leg and Foot area:
Achillodynia (Pain in Achilles Tendon).
Ankle Joint Osteoarthritis.
Common Peroneal Nerve Neuralgia.
Femoral Nerve Neuralgia.
Medial and Lateral Epicondylitis of Tibia.
Sprained Ankle Joint.