• Phone: 212-307-3156
  • Email: info@elitehealersmassagetherapy.com
  • 445 Park Avenue, 9th floor . New York, NY 10022

What is Medical Massage Therapy?

Medical Massage’s goal is to get you out of pain, assisting injury recovery alone, or together with Physical Therapy. It's used to recover from muscle-based pains or injuries. Medical massage is useful in cases where a person experiences muscular pain which comes from soft tissue injuries and dysfunction of your muscles.

Medical massage can be one treatment or a treatment plan which is a series of sessions focused on getting you to your recovery goals. Not every injury requires the same amount of sessions to get better, some heal faster than others. Medical massage treatments can have a significant impact on chronic pain, post-rehab pre-rehab, and subacute injuries.

When is medical massage right for me?

  • When used with physical therapy sessions to avoid surgery.
  • To reduce chronic pain
  • Post-surgery (with Doctor's clearance)
  • When circulation needs to be improved
  • When stress reduction would reduce your risk factor for disease (especially if you are a high-risk individual.)
  • When you experience a restricted range of motion at a particular joint.

Conditions medical massage can help improve

  • TMJ syndrome
  • Chronic headaches
  • Carpal Tunnel syndrome
  • Whiplash
  • Adhesive capsulitis
  • Tendinitis
  • Lower back pain
  • Kyphosis
  • Neuropathy
  • Bunions (in cases where the bone hasn't permanently shifted)

Medical massage treatment goals

  • Reducing scar tissue
  • Regain mobility & function of muscles
  • Pain Management
  • Improving balance & motor control
  • Realigning muscles
  • Help prevent the need for surgical intervention (surgery).
  • Improving the body's natural ability to switch from "Flight or fright" to "Rest & Digest"