Massage Therapy

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Massage Therapy

Massage Therapy is a facet of integrative medicine and is the practice of rubbing and kneading the body using the hands. It uses many techniques to address soft tissue problems by reducing pain, releasing muscles in spasm and healing tendon and ligaments. Massage therapy has a positive effect on the body. It optimizes health and well-being by acting on important systems of the body like the nervous, circulatory and muscular systems.

During a massage, the massage therapist will apply either gentle or strong pressure to the muscles and joints of the body to ease pain and tension. A massage therapist is a person trained in giving massages. . Massage techniques are commonly applied by hands, fingers, elbows, knees, forearms, feet, or a device.

What Massage Therapy Does

Massage therapy causes physiological changes in the body This is done through the nervous system's involuntary relaxation response. When pressure is applied to the soft tissues, mechanical responses or physical effects occur.  These responses can produce physical and emotional benefits.

It is also recommended for people suffering with chronic conditions including heart disease, cancer, stomach issues, fibromyalgia and more.

The Process

Firstly, A Massage Therapist needs to understand the human anatomy. Second, Kelly will ask about your condition, identify the source, cause, and location of the pain. Then, apply the necessary treatment. At Lynne Murfin MD, you will be asked your medical history along with any existing conditions to try to to get to the root cause of the pain. She may use products such as lotions or oils to assist in the

Kelly Ashton has created an environment that will calm and relax you. Enjoy this and other great services like Reflexology, Lymphatic Drainage Therapy, Aquatic Lymphatic Drainage Therapy or Reiki.

Kelly looks forward to helping you achieve optimal health and wellness.

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