What is massage?

It is common to hear the following replies:

"Massage is such a luxury."

"Ah, massage, it is so relaxing."

"Massage is something I treat myself to on special occasions."

These statements capture the idea of massage as a way to relax and to treat ourselves; none come close to touching on the essence of massage and its therapeutic benefits to body, mind and spirit. For the purpose of our office we will focus on the therapeutic benefits.

  • Alleviate pain and improve range of motion

  •  Increase Circulation

  • Reduce the dependence on medication

  •  Enhance the immune system - the body’s natural defense system

  • Exercise and stretch weak, tight, or atrophied muscles

  •  Help athletes of any level prepare for, and recover from, strenuous workouts

  • Improve the condition of the body’s largest organ-the skin

  •  Increase joint flexibility

  •  Promote nervous system functioning

  •  Pump oxygen and nutrients into tissues and vital organs, improving circulation

  • Reduce spasms and cramping

  • Relieves pain and muscle tension

  • Release endorphins-amino acids that work as the body’s natural painkiller

  • Relieve migraine pain

Therapeutic massage is designed to treat a specific condition, and a licensed or certified professional is trained to assist with soft tissue injuries and dysfunctions, as well as support general recovery. Extensive training enables the therapist to identify specific areas to massage unless contraindicated. Therapeutic Massage is one of the best compliments to chiropractic care. Because muscles are attached to bones and joints it is very important for them to be relaxed and stretched to aid in adjustments to the skeletal system. Proper alignment helps to ensure the free flow of nerve impulses and circulation of blood and lymph. Are your therapist formally trained? All of our therapists have obtained their NJ State License as required by law.

Is Massage Covered by Insurance?

Most insurance companies cover massage therapy in conjunction with chiropractic care.

Chiropractic Care Center of Freehold, LLC.

3338 Route 9 South
Freehold, New Jersey 07728
Phone 732.780.1111    Fax 732.780.1153