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Frequently Asked Questions

Massage Benefits


Massage can benefit many types of pain and chronic conditions. Therapeutic massage, when delivered by a properly trained therapist, can offer significant relief from the pain caused by many conditions.

  • Stress Relief
  • Neck and Shoulder Pain
  • Chronic Back Pain
  • Computer Use
  • Aches and Pains
  • Headaches / Migraines
  • Arthritis
  • High Blood Pressure
  • Cancer Related Fatigue
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Tendonitis
  • Repetitive Use Injuries
  • Multiple Sclerosis
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Asthma
  • Cerebral Palsy
  • Sciatica
  • Allergies
  • Pregnancy
  • TMJ
  • Sports Injuries

Can Massage Help Your Back Problem?


For most of us, the answer is probably 'yes', since massage is non-invasive and considered very low risk for most people. In addition to physical benefits, certain types of massage have been shown to help psychologically via relaxation and increased production of 'feel good' chemicals that the body naturally produces (endorphins)--helpful for people with both acute back problems and chronic back pain. This page describes why massage may be right for you.

Massage therapy is becoming more widely accepted in the medical community as a credible treatment for many types of back pain and/or as an adjunct to other medical treatments. Research shows that massage therapy has several potential health benefits for back pain sufferers, including:

  • Increased blood flow and circulation, which brings needed nutrition to muscles and tissues. This aids in recovery of muscle soreness from physical activity or soft tissue injury (such as muscle strain).
  • Decreased tension in the muscles. This muscle relaxation can improve flexibility, reduce pain caused by tight muscles and even improve sleep.
  • Increased endorphin levels--the "feel good" chemicals in the brain. This mood enhancer can ease depression and anxiety, which can help reduce pain and speed recovery--particularly important for those suffering from chronic back or neck problems.


Although massage is relatively safe, it is always advisable for patients to first check with their doctor before beginning massage therapy or any other treatment. There are some contraindications for massage therapy, such as (but not limited to): recent surgery; infectious skin disease, rash, or unhealed wound; varicose veins; and osteoporosis


Massage therapy may help numerous back problems


  Many healthcare providers say they will encourage their patients to pursue massage therapy in addition to medical treatment. If appropriate, you may want to ask your physician for a referral to a massage therapy professional in your area. 



Final thoughts


Patients with severe back pain should be checked by medical personnel before beginning massage therapy, and patients should always obtain an accurate medical diagnosis for the cause of their back pain prior to beginning a new treatment such as massage therapy to rule out potentially serious conditions. Many massage therapy professionals will work as part of an interdisciplinary healthcare team for patient evaluation and treatment. The right healthcare team for you will depend on your specific back problem and personal preferences.


Maintenance massage (monthly or every other month massages for circulation, health and well-being) are more focused on full body and increasing circulation, pausing to address areas in need. An absolute treat for the muscles and joints, can be light, therapeutic or deep pressure joints. Can be light, therapeutic or deep pressure.


Therapeutic massage means different things to some people. Joseph's therapeutic massage is somewhere between a medium to a deep/firm pressure. It’s allowing his hands to explore the muscle groups and when he finds an area of concern, he can address that area with deep pressure in a smooth flowing fashion. While continuing on with the rest of the body in a relaxing, yet firm pressure.


Undraped based Therapy has many definitions to most people. An Undraped massage presents something to you {the client} it involves physical factors to reach the peak of pleasure. This practice will help you to improve your intimate life as well and introduce something new into it. Pure energy that you will witness from the masseuse will positively transform into something fantastic in your life. This is also an ideal stress management solution for both men and women alike while performing it un-draped for both massage therapist and client. If you never experienced an undraped massage, Joseph highly suggests it!

Joseph travels to the Philadelphia, Center city, Pottstown, Cherry Hill, Mount Laurel, Atlantic city, Ocean City, Sea Isle, Princeton, Lambertville, New Hope, Lansdowne,Yardley 

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