601 S Pine St Suite 201,
Tacoma, WA 98405,
United States
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Massage Therapy

Dr. Bradley Eyford DC and Dr. Dena Marie Terranova DC

Massage Therapy Specialist

Massage therapy is one of the many ancient techniques used for years for effective pain relief. It helps deal with stress and cultivates feelings of calm and relaxation. 

Massage works by soothing the tense muscles and decreasing repeated unnecessary contraction that causes pain. It can help treat various problems, such as muscle spasm and nerve compression that lead to pain.

Massage and chiropractic are both forms of holistic medicine that can work together to treat a variety of conditions. Massage helps to relax the muscles and improve circulation, while chiropractic adjustments help to realign the spine and joints. When used together, they can provide a more comprehensive treatment plan for patients. Our Chiropractic team in Tacoma recommends doing Massage by soothing the tense muscles and decreasing repeated unnecessary contraction that causes pain. It can help treat various problems, such as muscle spasm and nerve compression that lead to pain.

Benefits Of Massage

Massage is helpful for all of the conditions listed below and more:

  • Reduce  anxiety
  • Enhance immunity by stimulating lymph flow—the body’s natural defense system
  • Enhance sleep quality
  • Increase circulation by pumping oxygen and nutrients into tissues and vital organs
  • Increase joint flexibility
  • Promote tissue regeneration, reducing scar tissue, and stretch marks
  • Reduced fatigue

Types Of Massage Therapy

There is no single massage therapy or technique. A combination of various methods treats different neuromuscular conditions. The other massage therapy techniques we offer include:

  • Trigger point therapy
  • Swedish massage
  • Cupping massage
  • Deep tissue massage
  • Active sports release massage
  • Cranial Sacral massage
  • Prenatal massage

Core Body Balancing Massage

The human body’s continual exposure to various stress types, like environmental, biological, and psychosocial stresses, can trigger pain. With time, the stress accumulates and manifests as fatigue and pain. 

Core body balance massage is a combination of neuromuscular, Swedish, and deep tissue massage that relieves pain due to stress, trauma, and other injuries. Each massage session lasts 30-60 minutes.

Swedish Massage

It is the most common type of massage. It comprises long, gentle kneading-like strokes with soft, regular taps placed superficially on the skin to target the upper muscle layers. It is often combined with joint movements to give an intense feeling of relaxation and calm. A session lasts 60-90 minutes.

Deep Tissue Massage

Deep tissue massage is a massage that targets certain painful and irritating body spots. We apply slow, deliberate traction to pressure the body while targeting deep layers of muscles and surrounding tissue. A session lasts 60-90 minutes.

Relaxing Back, neck And Shoulder Massage

The neck, shoulder, and back are the most common areas experiencing stress and pain. This massage involves applying gentle pressure and massage to improve circulation in these areas, provide relaxation, and relieve muscle tension, ultimately helping cope with stress. These sessions last 30-40 minutes.

Dedicated To Wellness

We utilize diverse massage techniques to help maintain your health. Experts estimate that upwards of 90% of disease is stress-related. Perhaps nothing ages us faster, internally and externally, than stress. 

Massage therapy can help manage stress, ease pain, enhance relaxation, support healing, improve posture and increase circulation. It also increases mobility and flexibility. Our team will help you address acute problems and relieve pain.

We also develop care plans that assist in maintaining overall health and eliminating chronic conditions. Please note that you need a referral to use your insurance or to get treated for an injury. Please bring your referral with you on your first visit.

Tacoma Chiropractic Health Connection clinic offers various massage therapy techniques for your improved health.  We use our experience and knowledge to provide the highest quality of care to our patients.

Contact us to book an appointment if you are experiencing back pain.