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By SHELDON ROAD CHIROPRACTIC & MASSAGE THERAPY
November 27, 2017
Category: Chiropractor
Tags: massage therapist  

Many people assume that massage therapy is reserved for times of high stress and tension, or when recovering from an accident or massage therapyinjury. And while it is often an important part of the healing and recovery process, regular massage therapy is also a big part of general wellness and self-care. Sheldon Road Chiropractic and Massage Therapy in Tampa, FL, offers a range of treatments for all fitness and activity levels.

Massage Therapy in Tampa, FL

Everyone can benefit from regular or even occasional massage therapy, from athletes and active individuals to someone suffering the physical and emotional effects of a predominantly sedentary lifestyle. According to the National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health, studies have shown that massage therapy can be used to help manage pain and the side effects of certain illnesses and injuries. Other studies continue to review the benefits of regular massage for health problems and symptoms such as:

  • Stress and anxiety
  • Insomnia
  • Soft tissue and sports injuries
  • Migraines
  • Fibromyalgia

Some of the different types of massage therapy available at Sheldon Road Chiropractic and Massage Therapy include:

Swedish - One of the most common and well-known forms of massage therapy, a Swedish massage is a gentle and soothing treatment designed to promote relaxation. It is a great place to start for anyone new to massage therapy.

Sport - A sports therapy massage is designed to help athletes or anyone experiencing tight, strained muscles, or working through an injury. Deep tissue pressure is used to help release tension and revitalize aching muscles.

Muscle Energy - This form of massage therapy may be used in conjunction with other chiropractic treatments to help relieve chronic pain and restore range of motion after an injury.

Find a Massage Therapist in Tampa, FL

You don't have to wait until you are in pain or under a great deal of stress to reward yourself with a soothing or invigorating massage. For more information on different forms of massage therapy and to find the treatment that is best for you, contact Sheldon Road Chiropractic and Massage Therapy by calling 813-884-1457 to schedule an appointment with a chiropractor or massage therapist today.