Pain management therapies at Brighton Wellbeing
Chronic pain is defined as pain which lasts for more than 12 weeks.
Massage therapy is beneficial for pain management in many chronic conditions and is now an accepted part of many physical rehabilitation programs. Our treatments combine the best of alternative and complementary medicine to produce positive and long term improvements in chronic pain management.
Our clinical massage therapist Barbara has more than 14 years’ experience in treating chronic and acute pain with a mixture of modalities. Barbara can create a tailored treatment plan for you to assess your individual concerns and problems on a longer period when necessary. You can contact Barbara on 01273 92 17 92.
THERAPIES FOR PAIN MANAGEMENT
WHAT IS CLINICAL MASSAGE?
Clinical massage is not a single technique but a style of massage which incorporates a large scope of modalities such as myofascial release, acupressure, lymphatic drainage, Swedish massage, trigger point therapy and sport/deep tissue techniques with hot stones, stretches and structural integration. The ultimate focus ...Read More
WHAT IS DEEP TISSUE MASSAGE?
Deep tissue massage uses slower, more forceful strokes to target the deeper layers of the muscle and connective tissue to help with muscle damage from injuries. It is an extremely helpful technique
in releasing chronic muscle tension. The focus is on the deepest layers of ...Read More
WHAT IS INTEGRATIVE MEDICAL MASSAGE?
Integrative Medical Massage
is the culmination of multiple bodywork techniques that help relieve secondary symptoms of chronic pain (such as depression, anxiety, low energy and insomnia) aiding a sense of wellbeing and improving quality of life, stress relief and relaxation to body, mind and ...Read More
WHAT IS MYOFASCIAL RELEASE?
Myofascial Release is a gentle therapy, consisting of a mixture of light stretching and massage work. During a session, the therapist will apply hands-on massage strokes in order to release tension from the fibrous bands of the muscles, bones, nerves and joints, by unblocking any ...Read More
WHAT IS SPORTS MASSAGE?
Sports massage is a type of massage therapy which involves manipulation of soft tissue and is geared toward people involved in physical and sports activities or physically demanding jobs to help prevent or treat injuries, relieve tension and restore range of movement. It can also ...Read More
WHAT IS TMJ?
The temporomandibular joint (TMJ) is the joint that connects the lower jaw (mandible) to the temporal bone of the skull. Temporomandibular joint disorder, known more commonly as TMD
, occurs when there are problems with the muscles and jaws in the face, for example pain in the ...Read More
WHAT IS TRIGGER POINT THERAPY?
Myofascial trigger point signifies a small area of stiffness in a muscle, creating a firm knot or tiny bump from the constricted muscle fibers causing chronic ache and muscular pain. These tiny knots develop when a muscle gets over-worked or injured. These are the ...Read More