Massage Therapy & Assisted Stretching Specialist

The Chiro Guy

Chiropractor located in Mid-Wilshire, Los Angeles, CA

If you haven’t tried massage therapy or assisted stretching as part of regular chiropractic care, now’s the time. These two techniques are effective for pain management, stress reduction, and many other health and wellness benefits. Call The Chiro Guy, located in Mid-Wilshire, Los Angeles, to learn more or book an appointment online with Dr. Ash Khodabakhsh.

Massage Therapy & Assisted Stretching Q & A

What are complications stress can cause?

Muscle tension occurs as a short-term reaction to physical or emotional stress, but chronic stress is more severe and can lead to:

  • Headaches
  • Muscle pain or tension
  • Fatigue
  • Upset stomach
  • Sleeping problems
  • Depression, irritability, or anxiety
  • Weight loss or weight gain
  • High blood pressure
  • Increased risk of heart disease, diabetes, and obesity

Massage therapy and assisted stretching ease the symptoms of stress and lower your risk of obesity and other chronic health conditions.

Why should I try assisted stretching and massage therapy?

Assisted stretching (fascial stretch therapy) with the staff at Dr. Ash’s office is a safe, effective way to reap the many health and wellness benefits flexibility training has to offer:

  • Improved range of motion and flexibility
  • Improved athletic performance
  • A lower risk of injuries
  • Eased muscle soreness
  • Stress relief

Massage therapy also offers a variety of health perks, including:

  • Reduced pain, like chronic pain and muscle soreness
  • Less stress and anxiety
  • An improved mood
  • Headache relief
  • Faster healing from sports-related injuries

What are the types of therapeutic massage?

Dr. Ash and his team discuss which type of therapeutic massage is the best match for you. Staff members make recommendations based on your health condition and preferences. Various options include:

  • Deep tissue massage reaches deep layers of tissue to release muscle tension
  • Trigger point therapy provides pain relief using cycles of pressure and release
  • Sports massage is customized for athletes
  • Swedish massage uses light to medium pressure

If stress, anxiety, or chronic pain is getting the best of you, and you’re ready to try therapeutic massage or fascial stretch therapy, call Dr. Ash’s office today or book your appointment online.