Interested in seeing a Massage Therapist in Portland?
Massage therapy can offer an array of benefits to the body and mind. Our massage therapists at Portland Wellness Care bring expert knowledge to help you recover from injuries or illness. With years of experience in massage therapy, we look forward to relieving pain and soothing tension for our patients. See how medical massage therapy can benefit you.
Portland Wellness Care offers a variety of medical massage services for you or your family’s health and wellbeing. Contact us today to learn more about all of the massage services we offer. Customized to suit your injury and care preferences we combine chiropractic, acupuncture, physiotherapy, and medical massage therapy.
Call us today at 503-249-9000
Our team of medical massage therapists at Portland Wellness Care are driven to help help our patients as much as possible. With massage therapy being a great option for reducing stress, tension and pain, we look to implement the practice within our patient’s treatment plan. We have the skills and expertise to bring out the very best of massage therapeutics.
Call us today at 503-249-9000
or call us today at (503) 249-9000
Frequently Asked Questions
Therapeutic massage references any type of medical massage modality that helps reduce or relieve pain. At Portland Wellness Care, all our licensed massage therapists are trained in injury and pain reduction therapy, such as work injuries, sports injuries and whiplash.
Therapeutic massage is used on its own, or in conjunction with other physical medicine practices to reduce or relieve pain. It is beneficial for a wide range of injuries, such as work injuries, whiplash, sports injuries, postural stress or frozen shoulder.
Therapeutic massage is often more specific to the patient’s specific injury recovery, and will utilize gentle techniques and often involves movement and stretching on the table. Deep tissue massage incorporates myofascial release, trigger point therapy and less specific deeper massage techniques.
Therapeutic massage includes more specific massage modalities in relation to the patient’s injury, and can incorporate movement, stretching and exercise during the massage to increase range of motion, function and the patient’s activity ability.
The most common side effect of therapeutic massage is general soreness and fatigue. Many patients don’t experience this side effect, but if they do it is typically mild and can last 12-24 hours.
There are no disadvantages of massage therapy. Some specific health conditions will require more caution to avoid too strong of an effect, but at Portland Wellness Care our providers are trained to identify and treat such conditions and handle them appropriately.
Massage therapy can have several benefits. Some of the most common benefits are;
No, not at all! Although it is more common to fall asleep during longer spa or relaxation massages than with therapeutic massage, falling asleep is a sign that your body is very relaxed and benefiting from treatment.
At Portland Wellness Care, all of our Licensed Massage therapists are trained and experienced to treat all musculoskeletal conditions and injuries, from shoulder sprains to whiplash. Each therapist takes the time to address and meet each patient’s specific conditions and recovery goals. At Portland Wellness Care, our therapists have over 25 years combined experience in treating and aiding in injury recovery.
Dr. Scott A. Cathcart, DC, MS
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