Arthritis can be a daily struggle, a debilitating pain that sucks away your quality of life.
It can get so much worse in the winter seasons as the colder weather comes on. Maybe you take more medication than you’re used to.
Maybe you have been offered solutions that don’t quite fit your lifestyle. Maybe you feel like you’ve tried everything under the sun to treat your arthritis symptoms, and nothing seems to be working, or it doesn’t work for long.
Erin Stebbins, LMT, CES, COMT and owner of True Balance Pain Relief Clinic, is a pain relief specialist. She has helped countless clients relieve their arthritis symptoms and find healthy, happy movement in life again.
If you’re struggling with the symptoms of arthritis, this article is for you.
Science has proven that massage and bodywork help to relieve the symptoms of arthritic conditions by helping to move blood circulation, generally warming up the body and reducing overall inflammation. All these effects combined create a noninvasive, powerful and sustainable solution to living with less arthritis pain and symptoms.
Massage and bodywork from Erin at True Balance Pain Relief Clinic helps to move your blood around your body by manipulating joints gently and adding stretching to help your range of motion. Using soft tissue techniques and skilled massage, muscle tension and scar tissue is broken apart and released, leading to less pain, and more mobility through all your joints.
According to a study from Duke University researchers published in the journal, PLoS One, people with osteoarthritis in their knees who got a one-hour massage once a week for eight weeks reported less pain, greater mobility, and a better range of motion than people who didn’t get a massage. Massage and bodywork can also help to reduce swelling in the joints that are affected by rheumatoid arthritis and osteoarthritis.
Massage and bodywork are most effective when done as part of a treatment plan and with an approach of whole well-being. Massage is not just an occasional treat for stress alone. It can be the most powerful tool in your toolbelt to help you combat the effects of arthritis.
If you’re ready to start feeling your best and reducing your arthritis-related pain and aches, schedule a time online that works for you, in our online scheduler. We look forward to meeting you and helping you feel your absolute best!
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