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Relax and Rejuvenate with Massage Therapy

Massage therapy is a type of manual therapy that involves the manipulation of soft tissues in the body, including muscles, tendons, ligaments, and fascia. Overall, massage therapy is a valuable and effective treatment option for a wide range of conditions.

By promoting relaxation, reducing pain and tension, and improving overall health, massage therapy can help individuals feel better both physically and mentally. Contact Dr. Martin to schedule your appointment today.

Shoulder Sports Massage Therapy

Our Approach to Healing

Dr. Martin believes in a comprehensive approach to managing orthopedic care. It’s important to know the symptoms, form a proper diagnosis, formulate treatment options and provide ongoing care to help our patients reach optimal health.

The benefits of massage therapy can be numerous and varied, depending on the individual needs of the client. Some of the key benefits of massage therapy include:

  • Relaxation: Massage therapy can help promote relaxation and reduce stress, which can have a positive impact on mental health and well-being.
  • Pain relief: Massage therapy can be effective in reducing pain and discomfort associated with a variety of conditions, including back pain, headaches, and muscle strains.
  • Improved circulation: Massage therapy can help improve circulation, which can promote healing and reduce the risk of injury.
  • Improved flexibility and range of motion: Massage therapy can help improve flexibility and range of motion, making it easier for individuals to move and perform daily activities.
  • Improved immune function: Massage therapy can help boost immune function, which can help prevent illness and promote overall health.

The specific treatments for massage therapy will depend on the individual needs of the client and the techniques used by the massage therapist. Some common techniques used in massage therapy include:

  • Swedish massage: This is a gentle form of massage that involves long strokes, kneading, and circular movements to promote relaxation and reduce tension.
  • Deep tissue massage: This involves applying deep pressure to the muscles to help reduce pain and tension.
  • Sports massage: This type of massage is geared toward athletes and focuses on improving athletic performance and reducing the risk of injury.
  • Trigger point therapy: This involves applying pressure to specific points in the muscles to help relieve pain and tension.
  • Myofascial release: This technique involves applying sustained pressure to the connective tissue to help release tension and improve range of motion.

Get in Touch

Whether you are experiencing pain or simply want to improve your physical and mental fitness, Martin Orthopedic and Wellness provides the resources to do so in a healing and friendly environment. We have locations in Greenbelt and Temple Hills, Maryland. Get in touch with us today!

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