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Styles of Massage Therapy and their Benefits

Massage Therapy Styles & Benefits

If you have been living with serious pain, our chiropractors may recommend massage therapy as a pain relief treatment. Massage therapy, or soft tissue work, is a great form of wellness care for several types of injuries. If you are considering massage therapy to treat your acute or chronic pain, contact our chiropractors at Spinal Health and Rehab Integrative Medicine to schedule an appointment. We provide treatment for residents in and around Punta Gorda, Port Charlotte, Arcadia, North Port, Cape Coral, and North Fort Myers. Let’s take a look at some of the massage styles we offer.


Deep Tissue Massage

Deep tissue massage relieves severe muscle tension. Chiropractors use this style to treat musculoskeletal disorders, postural issues, tension, and chronic muscle pain. We will use our hands, elbows, and knuckles to work into the inflamed joints and muscle fascia.

Hot Stone Massage

Soft tissue work often involves heat. The heat helps penetrate the muscles with deeper pressure. The stones can also be used to penetrate the muscles in the neck, shoulders, and back. The heat reduces tension and improves relaxation so that the soft tissue work is effective.

Sports Massage

Sports massage is great for injuries and improves flexibility so you can have a better range of motion. Therapy also helps with pain related to athletic performance and can even help you prevent injuries in the future.

Myofascial Massage

Chiropractors perform myofascial massage to manipulate the tissues that hold the bones, muscles, and organs together. The goal is to look for areas holding significant pressure so that your body will be less stiff. Myofascial massage targets trigger points and improves your body's flexibility.


Shiatsu is a therapeutic technique that puts full-body wellness care at the forefront of the treatment program. Shiatsu is a massage and stretching technique that helps with tightness and tension in the body. The goal of this therapy is to improve mindfulness. This style of massage includes active stretching, which improves flexibility as well.

Swedish Massage

Swedish massage therapy is one of the most popular techniques used for pain relief and relaxation. Chiropractic care often utilizes Swedish massage as a relaxation technique. If you are looking for the opportunity to relax for an hour, this is an excellent massage to consider.

Book Your Massage Therapy at Spinal Health and Rehab Integrative Medicine

If you live in Punta Gorda, Port Charlotte, Arcadia, North Port, Cape Coral, North Fort Myers, or the surrounding areas, and would like to learn more about our massage options, contact our team at Spinal Health and Rehab Integrative Medicine. We will answer any questions that you may have and help you choose the right style for you. Call our team today at (941) 205-2180 to schedule an appointment.

  • This place is great!!! Everyone is so friendly and easy to work with. Big shoutout to Dr. V, he is such a great, caring, and knowledgeable guy. They do not waste your time here. Bob and Fern hold down the Physical Therapy. Both of them put you and your needs first. Not only do they help you and work on you, they explain what they are doing and why!! Definitely recommend Spinal Health & Rehab

    - Alex K.


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