Benefits of Manual Therapy

  • Relaxes muscle contractions, spasms, and relieves general body tensions

  • Improves circulation through the dilation of blood vessels

  • Increases the number of red blood cells, especially in cases of anemia

  • Acts as a “mechanical cleanser” pushing along lymphatic fluids and hastening the elimination of wastes and toxic debris

  • Improves muscle tone and helps prevent or delay muscular atrophy resulting from forced inactivity

  • May also have sedative, stimulating, or even exhausting effects on the nervous system, depending on the type and length of the manual therapy treatment given

  • May help absorption of subcutaneous fat

  • Improves the general circulation and nutrition of tissues

  • Increases excretion from the the kidneys of fluids, nitrogen, inorganic phosphorus, and salt in the healthy individual

  • Stretches the connective tissues, improves its circulation and nutrition; therefore, preventing the formation of adhesions and reducing the danger of fibrosis

  • Improves the circulation and nutrition of joints and hastens the elimination of harmful particles.  It helps lessen inflammation and swelling in joints, thereby alleviating pain

  • Disperses the edema following injury to ligaments and tendons, lessens pain, tissue damage, and helps facilitate movement

Manual Therapy

Our licensed massage therapists offer a variety of different manual therapy techniques and styles.  We strongly believe in and encourage massage and manual therapy to reduce pain and promote healing.  Manual therapy can also be a preventative modality in maintaining good health, as well as reducing stress and promoting relaxation.

Office Hours: Monday - Friday 9:00am - 5:00pm

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3127 West International Speedway Boulevard, Daytona Beach, Florida 32124

Phone (386) 258-9502 ٠ Fax (386) 239-9781

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