Frequently Asked Questions on Massage Therapy

Is massage therapy helpful for arthritis?

Any type of full-body massage therapy that involves moderate pressure, helps in relieving arthritis pain and eases muscle tension.

Can massage therapy help with scoliosis?

Massage therapy with sustained pressure, positioning and stretches to help in balancing the muscles of the back and body to relieve or eliminate functional scoliosis.

Can massage therapy relieve a pinched nerve in the neck?

Pinched nerves are usually can be due to compressed nerves by a bone, muscle, or other connective tissues. Massage therapy including a light to medium massage may be a great option in relieving a pinched nerve .

What are the benefits of massage therapy?

Massage therapy provides relief from:

  • Headaches
  • Insomnia related to stress
  • Myofascial pain syndrome
  • Soft tissue strains or injuries
  • Sports injuries
  • Anxiety
  • Digestive disorders
  • Fibromyalgia etc.
Is massage therapy covered by medicare?

Massage therapy is not covered by Medicare. Services that are not covered by Medicare are the sole responsibility of the patient.