Functional Massage Therapy

Two Types of Therapy:

Massage Therapy

Swedish Massage -Warms muscle and fascia, increases blood flow and promotes relaxation
Trigger Point Massage – Addresses specific areas of pain with sustained pressure at one location
Deep Tissue Massage – Deep pressure over larger areas to work wide spread pain issues

Manual Therapy

Scar Release – Direct pressure applied to scars to reduce adhesions and promote new skin growth
Myofascial Release – Direct pressure to reduce myofascial restrictions that limit Range of Motion and cause pain
Joint Mobilization – Multiple techniques including active, resisted and passive stretching to improve joint mobility

Specialized training with:

Spinal Cord Injury – including paralysis, autonomic dysreflexia, colostomy & catheters

Traumatic Brain Injury – including how to respond to and address anger management issues and short-term memory issues.

Amputations – including scar release, skin growth, phantom pain

Orthopedic Injuries – including hardware implants, joint replacements, lymphatic drainage

The Many Benefits of Massage Therapy

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Functional Therapy Unlimited’s Massage Therapy services can be easily provided at home, residential facilities, or at our FTU corporate office.

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All of our Functional Massage Therapists go through extensive training on specific techniques and requirements of working with disabled individuals.

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Massage Therapy addresses the physical aspects of injury as well as anxiety, depression, and post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD).

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FTU’s Functional Massage Therapists provide education for self-care and independence, showing clients how to address their injuries between sessions, preparing them for eventual discharge.

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Relaxation may be one benefit of massage. Goals are also established to address pain level & frequency, pain medication use, flexibility, and the performance of activities of daily living.

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