Massage & Soft Tissue Therapy
Massage aims to nurture the four dimensions of your body that include physiological, psychological, neurological, and physical. All the effects of massage are closely interrelated. Muscle fibers contract and also have extensibility. The disruption in the flexibility extracts from the connective tissues that surround the muscle fibers and muscles. Hence, soft tissue therapy is an effective way to restore muscle flexibility and increase blood circulation in your body.
Soft tissue therapy consists of several treatments, and massage is a fruitful part of this extensive spectrum. This therapy is mainly applicable for treating soft tissues that include ligament, skin, fascia, fibrous tissues, and blood vessels. The effects of the massage depend on the techniques and types and the depth of the process. All these have multiple benefits starting from the alleviation of musculoskeletal pain to boosting mental and physical wellness.
Muscle strains, sprains, and tendinitis are all a type of soft tissue injuries. You may encounter these injuries from daily work activities, sports, and physical exercise. So, two categories that fall under this issue include- Overuse injuries and Acute injuries.
There are no known risk factors associated with massage and soft tissue therapy.
Signs and Symptoms
The most common signs of soft tissues injuries are ligament and muscle aches. Though several other symptoms that need a proper diagnosis for quick recovery. Here are a few issues you should consider before they create more health complications.
Mostly physical examinations are done before planning massage sessions for the patients.
Treatment Options at 7DMC
Whether it’s an acute or overuse injury, if you are going through excessive pain, consulting a medical expert might help you to overcome this injury. Depending on the test results, we at 7dmc determine the source of the issue and recommend measures such as ice heat therapy, mild stretching, antibiotics, etc. From knee pain treatment to ligament tear issues, 7dmc offers ultimate solutions for reducing your soft tissue pains.
Injuries might be harmful if that phenomenon is continuously happening. Increasing the intensity, duration, and frequency of the activities might lead to soft tissue injuries. A few convenient ways to cure your injuries are:
Massage can help with a wide range of injuries such as sprains, strain, and muscle tears. The trained physiotherapists and masseuses use various techniques, including stretches that help with tightness and loosen scar tissue. Massage can increase the healing rate and shorten the recovery time.
The best treatment recommended for soft tissue injuries is compression, elevation, rest, and anti-inflammatory medicine. Ice can be used in the acute phase of injury, which helps to reduce swelling. Sometimes pain injections may be prescribed if the swelling or high-intensity pain persists.
Massage must be avoided at the acute stages of injuries. Acute injuries can be a result of a collision accident, sports mishaps, falls, etc.