Registered Massage Therapy

Massage therapy is hands-on treatment that involves manipulation of the soft tissue structures of the body (muscle, skin, connective tissue, tendons, ligaments, and membranes). It improves function of the circulatory, muscular, and nervous systems. Skillful treatment results in pain reduction, improved tissue repair and a more complete recovery of function.

Care Plus’s RMT’s utilize many different techniques depending upon the needs of each patient. They find that athletic and traditional swedish techniques work best when the goal is rapid recovery from injury.

 

Is it covered by insurance?

Generally speaking, yes!  Most extended health plans include Registered Massage Therapy.  Every plan is unique so please check with your benefits provider to learn the details of your plan, including if they require a doctor’s prescription for reimbursement.  If your treatment is covered by your auto Insurance, you may be eligible for massage therapy.

 

What are the benefits of massage therapy?

Health:

  • Injury and post-operative rehabilitation
  • Pain relief
  • Relieves stress and promotes relaxation
  • Reduction of muscle spasm, tension, and stiffness
  • Relief from tension headaches
  • Enhanced circulation and skin health

 

Athletic:

  • Improved joint flexibility and range of motion
  • Promotes deeper and easier breathing
  • Improved circulation and posture
  • Aids in healing strained muscles and sprained ligaments

Commonly asked questions about Massage Therapy

Many extended health insurance plans include massage therapy treatments when provided by a Registered Massage Therapist.  Please contact your Insurance Company for information and also ask them if they require a Doctor’s referral for your reimbursement.

It is important that you feel relaxed and comfortable.  Therefore, you are the one to make the decision of what to remove.  You will be fully covered with a sheet/blanket and only the area that is being treated is uncovered.  Please discuss any questions or concerns with your Massage Therapist.

Most people report feeling very relaxed after having massage therapy.  They often also experience pain relief.  Some people have mild muscle soreness, which may last a day or two.

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