Medical massage is an excellent method for improving overall health and musculoskeletal efficiency. Massage has a number of beneficial effects on the body and the mind. Some of these include removal of toxins that can build up in the muscles of the body, increased circulation, and increased flexibility in not only the muscles, but also the connective tissue within the body.
Medical Massage is cost effective by assisting the client/patient towards a quicker recovery from acute headaches, neck and back pain, skeletal muscular strains, sprain, etc. he or she is able to return to a normal productive life.
According to the American Medical Massage Association, Medical Massage is: "A system of manually applied techniques designed to reduce pain, establish normal tissue tension, creating a positive tissue environment and to normalize the movement of the musculoskeletal system".
Medical massage is a scientifically based method of manual therapy that seeks a clear understanding of the scientific principals of physiology that affect connective and soft tissue healing and treatment.