Introducing Alternatives 4 Health
Alternatives 4 Health, part of The Chiropractic Health Center of Glastonbury, offers skilled massage services in a relaxed environment. All massage therapists are licensed and board-certified professionals. Our massage therapy techniques go hand-in-hand with chiropractic care, preparing the body for an adjustment and increasing the effectiveness of care. This helps the body’s innate healing power by ensuring increased circulation of fluids and free flow of nerve impulses.
Positive effects of massage therapy:
- Overall relaxation
- Improved circulation
- Muscle relaxation
- Muscular pain relief
- Cellular nutrition improvement
- Anxiety reduction
- Relief from the negative effects of stress
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Massage and Adjustments
Local massage is often used in preparation for a chiropractic adjustment. Massage relieves tension and warms up the soft tissues in the affected area, making joints more pliable and easily adjusted.
A general massage, which lasts 30 minutes to one hour, can also be good preparation for an adjustment. In addition to the immediate area of concern, it helps you relax and become more receptive to other hands-on treatment.
On the flip side, a massage after an adjustment is also beneficial for further relaxation. With regular therapeutic massage, chiropractic adjustments may hold longer and allow your body to return to an optimal state of function and health quicker.