Medical Massage

Medical Massage Therapy Richmond, VAMedical massage is outcome-based massage, primarily the application of specific treatment protocols targeted to the specific problem(s) the patient presents with physician’s diagnosis and administered after a thorough assessment/evaluation by the medical massage therapist with specific outcomes being the basis for treatment. Medical massage is designed to correct aches and pains bought about postural misalignments, until a specific symptom is treated with a specific set of procedures to bring about a specific outcome then massage it is not “medical massage”.

Postural imbalance come from muscular dysfunction. Muscles are “smart” they have brains of a sort. These brains are called “proprioceptors”. These proprioceptors tells the body where its parts are in space but more importantly, they tell muscles to contract or relax to place the body in the best “level” position it can. When the proprioceptors activate the muscles they pull the joints into various positions. Medical massage may be more effective than surgery.

Medical Massages for Wellness

Massage Therapist Richmond, VAA medical massage restores function to weak or restricted, “soft tissues” (muscles, tendons and ligaments). Medical massage may involve the use of various types of massage, as well as a range of other physical treatments and devices to assist in body re-alignment, pain relief and performance enhancement. In addition, you may be asked to perform some activities at home to assist the process of recovery. Clinical massage is used to correct body pain, body misalignment, tingling and burning in the extremities, the loss of range of motion, and flexibility as well as muscle weakness and postural distortions. It is normally used to correct specific problems and last for approximately 30 minutes, and may be rather intense but never beyond the patients pain threshold.

45-minute Clinical Massage Pricing

Sessions Total Cost Cost Per Session
1 $55
3 $135 $45/session
6 $240 $40/session