Orthopedic Massage

Reduce Recovery Time


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Decompress Tissue

Reduce Recovery Time

Increase Range of Motion

Decompress Tissue

Restore Mobility

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Orthopedic Massage At South Pointe Chiropractic

Orthopedic massage is a type of injury rehabilitation that is focused on the musculoskeletal system. This type of treatment focuses on muscles, tendons, soft tissues, and the surrounding joints. Orthopedic massage can benefit many symptoms and conditions, and is an especially important element in the post-op rehabilitation after surgery. Soft tissue injuries, such as sprains and strains, benefit greatly from Orthopedic Massage Rehabilitation. Other injuries include: rotator cuff repair, labral repair, knee/hip replacement, carpal tunnel syndrome, sciatica, spine pain, tendonitis, and bulging discs.

When the term Orthopedic Massage is used, it is not just referring to a specific technique, rather a comprehensive approach involving assessment and a wide variety of treatment methods used to treat soft-tissue musculoskeletal disorders. Due to this comprehensive system that makes up Orthopedic Massage, it is capable of integrating a wide variety of extremely effective techniques in the treatment of soft tissue dysfunctions, pain, and injuries. The main physiological effect of this treatment is to lengthen and soften muscles and ligaments resulting in improved range of motion in affected areas.

What Are Benefits Of Orthopedic Massage?

Because Orthopedic Massage can have a wide variety of techniques and applications, this makes the benefits of this treatment style very broad. Some of the most popular treatment methods include Trigger Point Therapy, Myofascial Release, Cupping, Kinesio Taping, and Nerve Mobilization. 

Patients usually seek this methodology as a natural non pharmacological way to reduce strain on muscles and ligaments, which also acts as a preventative care method to reduce chances of future strain or major injury. 

Orthopedic Massage has been show to be effective in treating conditions such as:

  • IT Band Syndrome
  • Tight Muscles
  • Muscle Tears
  • Recovery From Athletic Exertion
  • Tendonitis
  • Neck / Back / Should Pain Symptoms
  • Frozen Shoulder
  • Rotator Cuff Repair
  • Knee / Hip Replacement
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Sciatica
  • Spine Pain
  • Bulging Discs

Used in conjunction with techniques from our top notch chiropractor, orthopedic massage can be a crucial piece of the recovery puzzle. 

Orthopedic Massage Specialists


Dr. David Evans

  • Doctor of Chiropractic (DC)
  • Certified Chiropractic Sports Practitioner (CCSP)

Tara Dunlap

  • Massage Therapist (LMT)