Orthopedic massage is a therapeutic system made up of a variety of different techniques. It is focused on the tissues surrounding the joints as well as the health of the joints. It is applied in a manner aimed in treating specific pain conditions or functional challenges.
What to expect from a session:
A session involves therapeutic assessment, manipulation and movement of soft tissues to resolve pain and dysfunction. Its focus is restoring function and structural balance throughout the body for both prevention and rehabilitation of musculoskeletal.
A massage therapist may integrate a range of techniques releasing tight muscles, helping to stretch shortened muscles and tendons, and decompressing joints. Treat painful conditions, ideally adapting his or her style for each client, as every person's body is slightly different.
The goal of Orthopedic massage is to restore pain-free range of motion by restoring muscles to their healthy resting length and releasing restrictions caused by scar tissue and fascial adhesions. Restor function and structural balance throughout the body for both prevention and rehabilitation.
Common orthopedic conditions can stem from sports injuries, postural imbalances due to poor work ergonomics, chronic pain and scar tissue from surgery or traumatic injury.