Massage Therapist in Tallahassee Discusses Benefits of Massage after a Car Accident

posted by Dr. Eric Pragle, DC, LMT

Approximately 3 million car accidents happen every year in the unites states, with many others not reported.  So what happens after a car accident?  What should you do after a car accident? Well the obvious is get a police report, file an insurance claim and then go see a doctor to be examined.   After the force of an auto accident, many people experience muscle pains and spasms.  After the swelling and inflammation decrease, it is important to get a massage to help your body heal itself.  Here are some benefits of massage for people who have been in a car wreck.

BENEFITS OF MEDICAL MASSAGE:

  • Increase blood flow to stimulate healing
  • Improve range of motion for the involved joint
  • Create body balance for improved posture
  • Release trigger points or adhesions
  • Flush toxins from muscle knots
  • Injury Rehabilitation
  • Pain Relief
  • Circulate lymph to trigger the body's healing
  • Stretch muscles to improve flexibility
  • Teach client optimal stretching techniques
  • Relaxation for better sleep

At Pragle Chiropractic And Massage Therapy we offer medical massage therapy to help people in Tallahassee recover from a car accident.  Please visit www.praglechiro.com to learn more or book an appointment.