What is Massage Therapy?

Olympia Chiropractic & Physical Therapy have board certified / licensed massage therapist. Massage therapy incorporates manual manipulation of muscles to enhance a person’s health and well-being. Our massage therapist work in conjugation with our chiropractors and physical therapist to address a patient’s muscular chief complaints.

How Does Massage Therapy Work?

Massage therapy is the scientific manipulation of soft tissues of the body for the purpose of normalizing tissue flexibility, balance and function. Manual therapy techniques include patient specific moveable pressure, holding, mobilization of tension throughout the body’s soft tissues regions.

Who Can Benefit From Massage Therapy?

Patients with tight or tense muscles can benefit from clinical massage therapy. Massage therapy has a number of other benefits including; stress reduction, increase in circulation, increase in cardiovascular function, relief of myofascial pain, as well as sports related injuries.

Does Insurance Cover Massage Therapy?

Most people are not aware that insurance can cover massage therapy in most cases. Clinical massage therapy, ordered by the chiropractic physician, can be performed and covered by medical insurance. The office manager at Olympia will review your medical insurance benefits and see if you qualify for this coverage.