Frequently Asked Questions in Lakeville

Find out the answers Lakeville Chiropractors frequently give to patients seeking to learn more about massage therapy at their office. Learning more about massage therapy and its benefits can help you find the best massage therapist for you. If you have a question you don't see answered below, reach out to your team at Alpha Spine Health & Injury Center at (952) 985-5444

What Type of Massage Can I Have When I'm Pregnant?

Prenatal massage is used to reduce stress and focus on the mother-to-be and her body. Techniques are typically gentle and are used to reduce anxiety, relieve muscle and joint pain, and improve labor outcomes.

Will Massage Therapy Help Tendonitis?

Massage therapy can help with tendonitis by loosening tight muscles and break up scar tissue which could be pulling on sore tendons. It also decreases swelling, helps stimulates blood flow and contributes to faster healing.

What Type of Massage Therapy is Best For Shoulder Pain?

There are multiple types of beneficial massage types for shoulder pain. Sports massage, deep tissue massage, Swedish massage and trigger-point therapy can help with shoulder pain.

What Type of Massage Is Best?

The best way to figure out what technique of massage therapy is best for you is to talk to our licensed and experienced massage therapist. They can adapt their massage style to focus on your specific concerns and wellness. You may also want to experiment with different types of massage to find the type that is most ideal for you.

Will Massage Therapy Get Rid of Knots?

There are certain types of massage that benefit with muscle knots more than others. Deep Tissue, Trigger Point and Sports massage all focus on muscle work to help release knots in muscle tissue.

Will Massage Therapy Help Plantar Fasciitis?

Massage techniques that stretch the foot and calf muscles including myofascial release and deep tissue massage can be effective in treating plantar fasciitis.

Will Massage Therapy Help Back Spasms?

Massage therapy can help back spasms by encouraging deep muscle relaxation or by focusing targeted cycles of pressure and release on areas of your body that refer pain to other areas

What Type of Massage Oil is Best?

We use organic massage and body creams most of our massages that contains optimum skin nutrition including essential fatty acids, select botanical extracts, along with shea butter and hemp seed oil. We also offer options that contain essential oils such as lavender and cedarwood along with creams and lotions that contain CBD.

Will Massage Therapy Help Tennis Elbow?

Deep Tissue massage has been known to be an effective treatment for tennis elbow. Massage to the forearm enhances circulation and gently rubbing the inflamed tendon has yielded positive results.

Will Massage Therapy Help Neuropathy?

When the hands and feet don’t get enough oxygen from poor circulation they can get numb, sensitive or painful, massage therapy helps stimulate an increase in blood flow and helps restore circulation to these extremities.

Why is Massage Good For Health?

Massage has many health benefits including relaxation, joint mobility and flexibility, reduced muscle tension, improved circulation, stimulation of the lymphatic system, improved skin tone, recovery of soft tissue injuries, pain management and, anxiety and stress management.

Why Do You Massage Towards The Heart?

Upward strokes towards the heart improves lymphatic flow and drainage around the body and increases circulation.

Why Massage Your Face?

Massaging your face can increase circulation which results in a decrease of puffiness and creates a bright skin tone. It can also increase collagen production which prevents the formation of wrinkles.

Can Massage Therapy Help Shin Splints?

Massage can help with shin splints by working on connective tissue spots where adhesions have formed to release tightness and increase blood flow. They also work on tight calf muscles which is the largest cause of shin splints.

Can Massage Therapy Help Anxiety?

Yes, during massage your body releasing a ton of helpful neurohormones like dopamine, serotonin and even oxytocin. These hormones reduce the symptoms of anxiety and help you feel more centered and balanced.

Can Massage Therapy Help Carpal Tunnel?

Massage therapy helps with carpal tunnel by relaxing and lengthening the muscles and fascia of the neck, shoulder, upper arm, elbow, forearm, wrist and hand.

Can Massage Therapy Spread Cancer?

There is no credible evidence that massage spreads cancer, in fact, it can help with overall psychological wellbeing and help alleviate some of the symptoms of treatment.

Can Massage Therapy Help Spinal Stenosis?

Massage therapy is an effective treatment for spinal stenosis. It helps increase circulation, relax muscles and helps settle inflammation.

Can Massage Therapy Help Migraines?

Massage therapy can help with migraines by decreasing pain from trigger points, promoting circulation, decreasing levels of the stress hormone cortisol, and relieving muscle spasms and tension.

Can Massage Therapy Induce Labor?

Massage therapy studies have shown that a massage can raise your body’s level of oxytocin which can jump-start labor. Certain pressure points can also be focused on in order to induce labor.

CHIROPRACTIC OFFICE HOURS


Monday
9:30am - 12:00pm
3:00pm - 6:00pm


Tuesday
9:30am - 12:00pm
3:00pm - 6:00pm


Wednesday
9:30am - 12:00pm
3:00pm - 6:00pm


Thursday
9:30am - 12:00pm
3:00pm - 6:00pm


Friday
9:30am - 12:00pm
3:00pm - 6:00pm


Saturday
Closed

 

MASSAGE OFFICE HOURS


Monday
10:00am - 6:00pm


Tuesday
10:00am - 6:00pm


Wednesday
10:00am - 6:00pm


Thursday
10:00am - 6:00pm


Friday
10:00am - 6:00pm


Saturday
Closed

Alpha Spine Health
& Injury Center

7644 160th Street W
Lakeville, MN 55044
(952) 985-5444