Over the years, massage therapy has been found to have many benefits in well-being, especially for medical purposes. It is often recommended by doctors to their patients to facilitate recovery after certain medical procedures or as the main form of treatment for a condition. The physical therapists at New Beginning Physical Therapy are trained to administer therapy and successful treatment to patients in their homes for various reasons. Massage therapy ranges anywhere from light pressure to deep tissue massage depending on the condition the patent is being treated for.
Benefits of in-home massage therapy
Physical therapy at New Beginning Physical Therapy offers in-home therapy as it has the following importance:
- Massage therapy promotes healing
In the case where a patient is recovering from an injury or surgery, massage therapy aids in bringing nutrients and blood to the affected area to repair damaged soft tissue. It also helps to break up scar tissue and keeps muscles supple to prevent scar tissue in the first place.
- Improves flexibility and reduces injury
Athletes are often receiving in-home massage therapy to improve their ability to stretch without injuring themselves during workout exercise and on the track. Patients who are recovering from surgery undergo in-home therapy to help them rehabilitate from the surgery. The physical therapists in Palm Desert, CA will assess the patient’s condition and perform effective treatment that is customized to the patient’s environment.
- Increase mobility
A patient’s physical therapist in Palm Desert, CA will take them through certain case-specific exercises to regain mobility. A patient was involved in an accident that affected their free and easy movement would undergo gradual but successive treatment to regain their mobility.
- Muscle relaxation
Massage therapy removes muscle tension through external physical pressure. This helps to relieve and relax muscles and the body which repairs many conditions associated with muscle tension.
Massage therapy at home is customized to suit the needs of the patient. It gives a sense of privacy and familiarity to the patient. This helps them recover both physically and psychologically and maintain their wellbeing.