When many people think of massage they immediately envision a spa treatment. The therapeutic massage available at Body Focus Myotherapy shouldn’t be confused with the sessions offered at spas. Massage therapy at the practice is specifically designed to treat injuries and chronic disease, alleviate pain and provide rehabilitation. It’s beneficial for sports-related conditions, improving sports performance, and alleviating knots that can form in muscles.
Massage therapy at Body Focus Myotherapy has a variety of emotional and psychological components. It’s beneficial for relieving depression, anxiety and seasonal disorders. It’s an important element in programs for managing stress, smoking cessation, anger and weight loss. The power of therapeutic touch has been thoroughly documented and massage provides touch that’s beneficial for physical and emotional health.
From migraines and TMJ pain to chronic disease and injuries sustained during work and sports, therapeutic massage holds an essential place in treatment. It’s effective in addressing neurological dysfunction, digestive disorders and poor lung function. Massage aligns the spine for better posture and enhanced sleep, lowers blood pressure and improves circulation.
Massage enhances post-operative rehabilitation and works with the body’s own abilities to accelerate healing while strengthening the immune system. Therapeutic massage helps counteract the stiffness, joint stress and postural problems associated with employment that requires sitting for extended periods of time.
Those undergoing cancer treatments and therapies are often prescribed massage therapy to ease the effects. People who have experienced strokes will benefit from massage, along with individuals with osteoarthritis. It’s also a preventative measure and new research indicates including massage in a regular health and wellness plan may even help patients resist the aging process longer.
Massage therapy has been practiced for thousands of years for its multitude of health benefits and it’s no longer a luxury reserved for the rich and famous. Anyone can access the benefits of massage therapy to ease their pain, rehabilitate injuries and reap the many health and wellness advantages to be obtained from the physiotherapists at Body Focus Myotherapy.
The practice can be reached by phone at (03) 9576 5882 or by visiting Body Focus Myotherapy online.