Neuromuscular Therapy is a specialized form of a deep tissue massage where digital pressure and friction are used to release areas of strain in the muscle. The work of the massage therapist is concentrated on the primary and secondary areas of the bod that causing the pain and limiting range of motion. Anyone who is suffering from muscular pain can be of benefit.
Neuromuscular Therapy can be used to treat many different soft tissue problems. Soft tissue pain is pain that feels like a 'knot' in the muscle and is a very common issue.
In order to achieve long-lasting pain relief and improved mobility several sessions may be needed in order to retrain the soft tissue.
What can I expect at my first massage?
At your first massage, you will be scheduled a consultation and the massage the same day. The massage therapist will talk with you about the issues you are looking to correct. They will go over the benefits of which massage would best suit your needs and then the massage will begin.
How often should I get a massage?
Frequency will depend on your preventative and maintenance needs although, once a month is typically recommended. If your condition requires additional time, your massage therapist will create a plan tailored to meet your needs.
Will I experience soreness after my massage?
Muscle soreness after a massage is not an uncommon occurrence. When you have tight muscles it stores lactic acid and a massage triggers the release of those acids which can in turn cause a temporary feeling of soreness.
What makes Neuromuscular therapy different?
Neuromuscular therapy is different because it focuses on your trigger points. Making note of the trigger points and using gliding, friction and stretching, the results will be enduring.
What is a trigger point?
Trigger points are hidden, painful spots found within dense bands of skeletal muscle. Trigger points can be tender to the touch but they are able to send pain to different parts of the body. A trigger point you have in your calf muscle could be felt in your jaw. Trigger points will copy nerve pain, disc pain and organ pain.