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  • Writer's picture Shawnte' Peterson, LMT

Massage is a Compliment to Chiropractic Care

Complementary Alternative Medicine (CAM) such as Massage, Chiropractic and Acupuncture have increasingly played a role in the healthcare system in the United States and globally over the past two decades. CAM therapies help to lower healthcare cost through the preventative nature and wholistic approach of the practices.

Chronic stress, repetitive use, acute injury and other health issues related the use of technology can all contribute to tension in muscular tissue, headaches, neck and back aches, digestive issues as well as impaired immune system. Muscles shorten with tension over a long period of time resulting in loss of flexibility, pain, poor posture, compensation patterns can result in misalignment and subluxation.

Therapeutic massage can often be used to prepare the muscle tissue before the Chiropractic adjustment, relieving tension while warming and softening tissue making joints more pliable. Regular massage and chiropractic treatment make the adjustments last longer. Ask your Massage Therapist and Chiropractor about making your next appointment.

Chiropractic Adjustments

Alleviation of pain due to impingement

Facilitates natural healing

Ensures free flow of nerve impulses

Therapeutic Massage

Relieves pain & increase effectiveness of chiropractic adjustment

Improving general and local circulation


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