What is Massage Therapy?

General Information about Massage at A.D.I.O. Acupuncture

The application of soft-tissue manipulation techniques to the body, generally intended to reduce stress and fatigue while improving circulation. There are many variations of massage and many practitioners utilize a variety of techniques. The application of these techniques may include stroking, kneading, tapping, compression, vibration, rocking, friction, and pressure to the musculature structures of the soft tissues of the body. This may include passive or active movement or application of techniques intended to affect the energetic systems of the body. The use of oils, lotions, and powders are often included to reduce friction on the skin.

Benefits of Massage

The benefits of massage are varied and far reaching. An accepted part of many physical rehabilitation programs, massage therapy has also proven beneficial for many chronic conditions. Below is a list of a few common ailments that people will find relief utilizing professional massage.

  • Back Pain
  • Neck Pain
  • Joint Pain
  • Diabetes
  • Arthritis
  • Weakened Immune System
  • Bursitis
  • Depression
  • Fatigue
  • Athletic Enhancement
  • High Blood Pressure
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Stress
  • Chronic Fatigue
  • Fibromyalgia

Book an appointment with A.D.I.O. Acupuncture & Wellness Center

New and return patients may use the online appointment scheduling. You can use the online scheduling to make an appointment with any practitioner working at A.D.I.O. for any service we offer.

New patients scheduling an appointment will receive a confirmation phone call from the practitioner you schedule with prior to your first visit. Thank you for choosing A.D.I.O. Acupuncture and Wellness.