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Physiotherapy and Massage
Thanking your muscles for their hard work
Our body's muscles never sleep. The heart is a muscle that beats every second of our lives, and begins pumping blood through our bodies before we are born. The intercostal muscles between our ribs work with the diaphragm muscle to keep us breathing while we sleep. We cannot focus or blink our eyes, say a word, take a step, or even sit up without using our muscles.
To maintain healthy muscles, ligaments, tendons, and joints, it is very important to provide the essential macro- and micro-nutrients (healthy foods, vitamins, and minerals) as well as maintain adequate hydration (plenty of water). It is also vital to exercise regularly. Finally, we can care for our musculo-skeletal system with massage and physiotherapy.
At Community Chiropractic & Acupuncture located in Park Slope, Brooklyn 11217, we use a variety of the state-of-the art devices to maximize soft tissue health and restoration. Ultra-sound, low frequency electric stimulation, interferential electro-therapy as well as traction, massage rollers, and hot packs are available for patient care.
Physiotherapy is useful for recovery from disc injury, sprain/strains, fractured bones, and pulled muscles. Injuries related to motor vehicle accidents, work or personal injuries of the neck, back, arms or legs are also successfully treated with physiotherapy.
Therapeutic massage is also available at Community Chiropractic & Acupuncture. Deep Swedish massage, aroma therapy, lymphatic drainage, reflexology, and trigger point therapy are available. The benefits of regular massage are more easily experienced than described – and far more enjoyable.
Research studies, including some conducted by the National Institutes of Health, suggest that massage benefits the immune system, is helpful in decreasing blood pressure, alleviates pain in migraine sufferers, and improves alertness and performance. Therapeutic massage can stimulate weak, inactive muscles and compensate for inactivity resulting from illness or injury. It also can hasten and lead to a more complete recovery from exercise or injury.
Professional services with experienced massage therapists are held in private 1-hour and 1 & ½ hour sessions sessions in our Park Slope, Brooklyn facilities located in Park Slope, Brooklyn 11217.