What is Medical Massage?

It is results oriented treatment that is specifically directed to address conditions that have been diagnosed by a physician. The therapist may use a variety of techniques that work with the intent on improving soft tissue conditions, increase circulation, reduce or eliminate pain and inflammation, restore function, improve flexibilty and posture, reduce stress and calm the nervous system. An assessment/evaluation is performed by the massage therapist with specific outcomes being the basis for treatment.

The following are a few conditions that can be successfully treated with massage therapy:

  • Low Back Pain
  • Neck Pain
  • Myofascial Pain Syndrome
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Thoracic Outlet Syndrome
  • TMJ Symptoms
  • Trigger Point Pain
  • Sciatic Symptoms
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • ITB Syndrome
  • Piriformis Syndrome
  • Whiplash
  • Migraines

Many techniques of massage therapy can be applied in order to reach patient goals.

  • Neuromuscular Therapy
  • Myofascial Release Techniques
  • Trigger Point Therapy
  • Active Therapy Techniques (ART)
  • Cranial Sacral Therapy
  • Strain Counter Strain
  • Active & Passive Stretching
  • Position Release

We presently accept:

  • Worker’s Compensation
  • No Fault
  • Aqua by BCBS
  • Healthy Lifestyle by BCBS
  • Erie County Employee Benefits
  • Flexible Spending Plans and other HSA’s
  • We offer a 20% discount to members of BCBS, Independent Health, Univera
    (Check with your health care provider to determine if your plan offers Medical Massage Therapy coverage.)

Our therapists work in harmony with your physician, chiropractor and physical therapist to develop a treatment plan for you. The goal is to help eliminate pain and restore mobility.