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Chiropractic Care and Massage Therapy

Alternative Therapies

 

What is Chiropractic Care?

Chiropractors use hands-on care and other alternative treatments to properly align the body's musculoskeletal structure without surgery or medication. Chiropractic treatment is used to restore the mobility of joints restricted by injury, which may be caused by a traumatic event such as falling, or repetitive stress, such as a sports or occupational injury. In general, it is used as alternative pain relief for muscles, joints, bones, and tissue, including ligaments, tendons and cartilage. 

 

Massage Therapy

Massage has been practiced for thousands of years. Today, there is a wide variety of massage types, ranging in pressure, movements, and techniques. Before you decide what type of massage is best for you, consider what you want from your massage. Is it relaxation? Symptom relief? Stress relief? Let your massage therapist know what you are looking for from your massage. 

 

Benefits of Massage

Massage is for more than just for relaxation - it can be used to help cope with different health conditions, including:

  • Back pain (especially lower back pain)
  • Headaches
  • Migraines
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Problems with sleep

 

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Did You Know?

Members eligible to receive our wellness debit card can redeem their card at various wellness centers, including yoga studios, massage and spa services, and more!

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Looking for a chiropractor or massage therapist? Make sure to consult your doctor first. Members eligible to receive the wellness debit card can even redeem their card at participating chiropractor and massage therapist offices and wellness centers*.