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San Antonio, TX 78232 US

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Chiropractic + Massage

Two Powerful Techniques Working Together

Countless individuals who have made use of chiropractic care to alleviate pain and correct spinal misalignments have attested to the power and effectiveness of this all-natural healing technique. Similarly, massage therapy has been lauded by those who have tried it as a drug-free means of reducing pain and inflammation while accelerating the body's own recovery processes. but did you know that the synergy between these two methods can produce more profound results than either method used separately? Here at Dr. Phillips' San Antonio Chiropractic, we give you the best of both worlds by combining chiropractic care and massage therapy for patients who can benefit.

The combination of two of more healing modalities is an essential strategy in holistic healing, the approach of treating different parts of the body with the aim of improving health throughout the entire organism. The benefits of this approach become especially clear when we have chiropractic treatment and massage working together to resolve a physical condition or injury.

Proper alignment and movement of a joint depends on healthy interaction between such structures as muscle, bone, cartilage and connective tissues. If you have a whiplash injury, for instance, you might experience neurological problems and muscular weakness due to a pinched nerve, but the muscles themselves may also have sustained damage. If you have a longstanding spinal misalignment, chronic muscle tension may have caused or worsened that problem by tugging at the bones. But the reverse is also true: If you suffer from chronic pain, you may have strained, overstressed tissues which in turn were caused by a posture problem or misalignment. to properly cope with these issues, we must be able to treat not only the relationship between bones and nerves, but also any affected soft tissues.

Natural Pain Relief and Healing for Muscles and Joints

After we evaluate your symptoms and medical history, we can determine whether you should receive a combination of chiropractic adjustment and massage therapy. Massage is often a good first step in preparation for spinal adjustment because it loosens chronically tight tissues, allowing the adjustment to proceed more easily. If we are correcting a spinal misalignment complicated by muscular tension, then administering massage in conjunction with those sessions can help ensure that our work is not undone by that tension. Many injuries involving the joints also benefit from the use of both techniques. For example, if you have sustained tendonitis from a sports injury, massage can speed healing by boosting the circulation to the joint, supplying more oxygen while removing inflammation. at the same time, we can address any bio-mechanical imbalances that made you vulnerable to this sports injury so that you can avoid it going forward.

Ultimately, the pairing of these two techniques can help you heal faster, more completely, and with less pain than if you used only one or the other. Contact Dr. Phillips' San Antonio Chiropractic at (210) 545-1144 to learn more about our synergistic approach to healing.

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  • "Had me walking straight again in just a couple visits. Great staff. Will continue to use them for my care."
    I.T. / San Antonio, TX

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