At Pragle Chiropractic And Massage Therapy, we offer aromatherapy during our massage therapy sessions to enhance the relaxing and healing qualities of a good massage. Essential oils, since they absorb thru the skin immediately upon inhalation, support massage and chiropractic treatments by relieving inflammation from headaches, neck pain, back pain, respiratory ailments, etc.

Aromatherapy is a vast healing art which encompasses the study of the human body, plants, methods of extraction and many types of complementary medicine including Chiropractic and Massage therapy.  Aromatherapy and the use of essential oils is a very ancient practice utilized by all of the past civilizations as a form of natural medicine and also for building good health and preventative medicine.  

Essential Oil / Aromatherapy has many health benefits and be utilized in various settings.  It is a good non-invasive, drug- free way to treat many medical health conditions and can be effectively used safely in a combination with many other complimentary therapies.

Modern hospitals like Vanderbilt University in Knashville, Tennessee are identifying the widespread benefits of essential oils and implementing them in treatment of depression, anxiety and infections in hospitalized patients and at home.

Essential oils, such as lavender and tea tree oil, also have antibacterial and anti-fungal benefits used in medical and outpatient settings.  Many oils when massaged on the skin can help reduce inflammation or relieve skin conditions, such as burns or acne.  Others oils may help boost the immune system and promote relaxation helping with insomnia or improve digestion.

Essential oils, historically, have even being used to help fight cancer; There is extensive research on the correlation between frankincense oil ( a biblical oil) and reduced brain tumor growths.

Aromatherapy has been know to help with:

  • Lower back pain relief
  • Promotes Better Sleep
  • Headaches
  • Shoulder pain relief
  • Stress Reduction
  • Chiropractic adjustments