What is Orthopedic Therapy
Life’s Precious Moments has been at the forefront of medical massage therapy since opening it’s doors five years ago. From the onset we looked at offering people a proven option to mainstream medical treatments. We found that while some responded well to chiropractic and physical therapies, there are those who do not. For those people treatment became a pharmaceutical solution and living with chronic pain.
There is another option. Medical Massage Therapy (Orthopedic Massage Therapy) focuses on the muscular dysfunction that causes joint pain, the “it hurts when I do this” pain and the first thing in the morning when I get up pain.
Planters Fasciitis, Frozen Shoulder and Sciatica are among the most common conditions treated by Medical Massage Therapy. For example, Plantar Fasciitis is not a condition of the foot it is a symptom. Tight calf muscles pulling on the
Achilles Tendon causes the foot pain when you stand after being off your feet for long periods of time.
Here's an example of a massage therapist addressing the cause of Plantar Fasciitis.
At Life’s Precious Moments we call this
“Pain Relief, Not PAIN MANAGEMENT (PRPM).”
With this approach we look at pain, the way it affects you and address the body, not the pain.
American Massage Therapy Association (AMTA) has done extensive research and put together a page showing the benefits of massage. Take a look and call to let us know how we can help you.