Tag: Orthopedic Massage – Sports Injuries

Orthopedic Massage – Sports Injuries

Orthopedic Massage – Sports Injuries Orthopedic Massage – Sports Injuries describes a comprehensive system, rather than a single technique, that involves therapeutic assessment, manipulation, and movement of soft tissues to resolve pain and dysfunction. … A therapist who performs orthopedic massage focuses on problems with the client’s musculoskeletal system. Orthopedics specializes in diseases and injuries affecting the musculoskeletal system. Orthopedic massage is …

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Postoperative / Surgical Massage, Orthopedic Massage, Santa Barbara, Goleta

Postoperative / Surgical Massage, Orthopedic Massage, Santa Barbara, Goleta

Postoperative pain can complicate and delay a patient’s recovery, lengthen hospital stays and costs, and interfere with a patient’s return to activities of daily living.  In many people, pain medications can have unpleasant side effects.  Research indicates that massage can decrease postoperative pain, decrease postoperative pain intensity, decrease postoperative pain unpleasantness/distress, decrease sympathetic responses to postoperative pain, accelerate the rate of decline in the intensity of postoperative pain, accelerate the rate of decline of the unpleasantness of postoperative pain, decrease doses of analgesics and increase levels of calmness/feelings of well-being.

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