Treating Your Pain With Massage Therapy
Massage therapy tends to be overlooked, often because most aren't aware of the many benefits it can offer. Relaxation is certainly a goal, but beyond stress relief massage therapy from your Edmonton, AB, specialists can also help to reduce pain and discomfort. Learn much more by getting in contact with Dr. Christopher Oviatt and Dr. Michelle Martinook of Castledowns Chiropractic.
If you live an active lifestyle, whether it's because of a sport you practice or a job that is physically demanding you are likely to encounter pain at some point. Being active can benefit your overall physical health so don't let a little discomfort dissuade you. Instead, you can turn to physical therapy to ease the stress on your sore or tight muscles, and it can even help you prevent injuries.
For many, it's frequent headaches and migraines that they most often associate with pain. Massage therapy can help address many of the underlying symptoms with these, such as promoting sleep, which, the lack of it, can trigger migraines in many. But massage sessions can also help with the symptom itself, by helping to relieve the headache itself.
If your pain is chronic, whatever the source, it's likely to bring about undue stress in your daily life. Regular massage therapy can help you relieve some of this stress by providing an entire session of complete and uninterrupted relaxation, something that can sometimes feel like a luxury. Along with helping in other aspects of pain relief.
The automatic answer to pain and discomfort too often is to turn to medication as the only answer. While it can be useful and necessary in many situations, overreliance on them can result in bodily side effects, and depending on the type of medication, it could even cause a physiological dependency on these drugs. Massage therapy that results in a reduction of stress and pain can help you avoid having to open the bottle of pills as regularly.
If you are interested in massage therapy as a path toward pain relief and live in or near the Edmonton, AB, area, you can schedule a consultation with Dr. Oviatt and Dr. Martinook of Castledowns Chiropractic by dialing (780) 457-3621.
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