Deep Tissue Advanced Bodywork: Advanced bodywork is therapy for specific anatomical issues. The therapist applies laser-targeted focus to injuries and strains. Advanced protocols often provide significant relief in between one and four advanced bodywork therapy sessions. Atlantic Massage & Muscular Therapies, LLC provides therapy sessions for these specific issues: Neck and Upper Back (for upper back, … Read more
Back pain has many causes.
Jobs that require a lot of computer use, standing, lifting or driving, and certain types of muscular imbalances are often the cause of back pain.
Physical evaluations done here are free and help to determine if your back pain is of a more serious nature that requires medical attention from a doctor.
There are many different causes for headaches as well as many different types of headaches.
First an initial overall assessment is done of your head pain.
This will lead to a decision of whether massage therapy will help relieve your headaches. In some cases, it may be necessary to err to the side of caution and refer you to another health care professional.
A simplified description of this cycle is easy to understand. When muscles are in flexion they can eventually become ischemic (lack of blood). Ischemic muscles cause pain.
When there is pain the muscle reacts by going into spasm thinking it is protecting itself. This causes more ischemia, pain from the ischemia, and then more spasm. In order to break this cycle the muscle needs to be released and reset.