Medical Massage

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Artius Integrative Medicine

Integrative Medicine & Physical and Rehabilitation Medicine located in Great Falls, VA

If you have tension knots, nerve or musculoskeletal pain, or an injury, try a therapeutic medical massage at Artius Integrative Medicine in Great Falls, Virginia. For a customized medical massage treatment plan to heal your chronic or acute pain, call the clinic to schedule a consultation or use the online scheduler to book now.

Medical Massage Q & A

What is medical massage?

Medical massage is a therapeutic treatment prescribed by a doctor for specific conditions, syndromes, problems, and injuries. Your massage therapist uses manipulation, pressure, and trigger-point therapy to treat your medically diagnosed condition.

At Artius Integrative Medicine, your highly trained therapist is certified in lymph-drainage therapy and customizes your massage so that it’s both curative and relaxing.

What services fall under the umbrella of medical massage?

At Artius Integrative Medicine, you have the option to book your massage with either a male or female massage therapist. Each experienced therapist offers a range of massage options, including:

  • Deep tissue
  • Hot stone
  • Myofascial release
  • Positioning release
  • Sinuses and migraine relief
  • TMJ massage
  • Aromatherapy
  • Sports massage
  • Muscle energy
  • Muscle reeducation
  • Orthopedics
  • Touch therapy
  • Trigger points

Talk to your personal therapist about your unique goals, so they can customize your massage to relieve your pain and meet your needs.

What problems does medical massage treat?

Medical massage is beneficial for the relief of:

  • Sciatica
  • Carpal tunnel syndrome
  • Automobile or on-the-job injuries
  • Strains
  • Spasms
  • Whiplash
  • Jaw pain
  • Headache
  • Neck pain
  • Back pain
  • Severe constipation
  • Pregnancy pain
  • Restless leg syndrome

Countless more conditions respond well to intentional, targeted massage. Talk to your physician about adding medical massage as a complementary therapy in your treatment plan.

What are the benefits of medical massage?

The benefits of medical massage therapy are plentiful and include:

  • Calming your nervous system
  • Enhancing circulation
  • Reducing stress
  • Improving coordination
  • Restoring balance
  • Relieving nerve compression
  • Alleviating pain
  • Improving digestion
  • Minimizing inflammation

It’s likely that your injury or condition has you moving slower and doing less. Medical massage therapy typically restores range of motion and function so you can resume normal activities and be more productive.

Am I a good candidate for medical massage?

Medical massage is for men and women with a diagnosed medical condition. The team at Artius Integrative Medicine has years of experience in physical medicine and rehabilitation and can help determine if medical massage therapy is right for you.

To restore your quality of life and relieve your medical condition, call the clinic to book an appointment or use the online scheduler.