Massage Therapy in Tallahassee FL

At Pragle Chiropractic And Massage Therapy in Tallahassee, FL we have extensive experience with Sports Massage Therapy treating all levels and types of athletes from local high school athletes, college (FSU- cross-country and track and field team members), semi professional, professional, and numerous Olympic athletes.  Sports Massage is a specific type of massage therapy which is focused on the individual athlete's performance for their sport.  For example, if an athlete is a track and field hurdler than we may focus on the specific muscles which may be tensed or overworked.  We target trigger points or muscle adhesions that are either causing pain or reducing range of motion and flexibility.  We also utilize gentle stretching to help unwind tight muscles.  We strive to be a massage therapy center in Tallahassee, Fl with the best ratings - reviews.

Benefits of Therapeutic Sports Massages:

  • Release trigger points or adhesions
  • Increase blood flow to stimulate healing
  • Injury Rehab
  • Improve range of motion for the involved joint
  • Create body balance for improve posture
  • Stretch muscles to improve flexibility
  • Pain Relief
  • Stress relief for better relaxation

Common Sports Injuries include:

  • Shoulder/Rotator Cuff Injuries
  • Tennis Elbow (lateral epicondylitis)
  • Wrist Strain/Sprain
  • Plantar Fasciitis (Heel Pain)
  • lliotibial Band Syndrome
  • Jumper's Knee
  • Runner's Knee
  • Hip Strain/Sprain
  • Quadriceps Strain/Sprain
  • Hamstring Strain/Sprain
  • Calf Strain/Sprain
  • Turf Toe
  • Sports related concussion
  • Golfers Elbow (medial epicondylitis)

In Tallahassee, Florida, Pragle Chiropractic And Massage Therapy also utilizes the Body Bridge to provide a passive spinal decompression and offer a different massage technique. It is a great tool to help alleviate Lumbar Facet - Syndrome, Lumbar Bulging, slipped or protruding discs & all lower back pain.  It can be utilized laying forwards or backwards depending on the needs of each client.  Dr. Pragle often will assist the spine traction by targeting specific Lumbar segments for extra decompression for specific protruding Lumbar Discs, depending on individual clients' needs & imaging findings.