Percussion Therapy

This does not replace hands on massage therapy but only enhance your massage session. Every License Massage Therapist will have access to a massage gun in their Massage room.  Just let your therapist know you want to try it in your regularly book session.    This is just one extra tool that any therapist can use to give you the best session you’re looking for.  FREE – NO EXTRA COST

Benefits Of Percussion Massage

Let’s explore the benefits in more detail.

  1. Medical Applications. There are times when percussive therapy is used for post-surgery treatment, as it’s known to break down internal scar tissue while increasing venous and lymphatic circulation. This speeds up the healing time. Percussion also treats  stiff joints and muscle spasms, as it elongates the muscle fibers. This relaxes both the muscles and fascia, therefore preventing any future occurrence of muscle spasms.

  2. Enhanced Athletic Performance. World-class trainers use percussion massagers on professional athletes all the time. Basketball superstar Kyrie Irving received percussion treatment during the breaks of the 2017 NBA Finals games, in order to prevent and treat cramping.  Also, since this type of massage stretches the muscles and connective tissues, it improves the athletes’ overall responsiveness and performance.Percussion massage generates 30x more powerful contractions of the muscle, which enhances muscle strength and recovery time. The improved blood circulation reduces muscle soreness and fatigue, enabling athletes to perform longer and more frequently.

  3. Rehabilitation. This type of therapy speeds up the rehabilitation process of muscles that have been injured due to disease, injury or surgery. The contractions caused by the percussor strengthen the muscles. This is extremely beneficial for people who can’t participate in physical therapy. It is used on patients with partial or  full paralysis to stimulate the muscles, prevent non-use atrophy, and improving reflex responses in which the nerves respond to stimulation.

  4. Wellness Benefits. There are overall health and wellness benefits as well such as: lowering blood pressure; enhancing immunity; improving sleep; eliminating toxins; improving digestion; improved organ/tissue health; improving sleep patterns; and balancing the autonomic nervous system. Great stuff!

  5. Relaxation. Like most massages, this type of massage is very relaxing and feels amazing.

  6. Reduced Stress Levels. By improving blood and oxygen circulation, percussion massage promotes deeper breathing levels and relaxation; thus, reducing stress and anxiety.

  7. Pain Relief. Percussion massage relieves pain and muscle soreness without the use of drugs. Your brain processes from very  specific frequencies and percussion massage interject with those frequencies to cause pain relief.

  8. Cosmetic Procedures And Scaring. Percussive massage helps in freeing adhesions, breaking down scar tissue, and decreasing the inflammation that can sometimes follow cosmetic procedures. This accelerates the healing and recovery time of the patient.

  9. Mobility & Flexibility. Flexibility and mobility is improved due to relaxation and stretching of muscles tissues and fascia.

  • Is a Massage Gun Safe for Low Back Inflammation?If you suffer from an inflamed lower back, you may want to steer clear from massage guns for now, or use cautiously if you have any of these conditions:

    • Tendonitis

    • Bursitis

    • Fasciitis

1. Ball Attachment.
This soft foam / rubber shaped ball is a great attachments for beginners or when using your percussion massager for the first time. It is the softest most non evasive piece available. You can generally use it on any part of your body for a relaxing percussive massage. It feels great on the back of the neck and bottom of the foot.  
2. Flat Head Attachment.
This hammer tip shaped attachment is considered the best overall in general. You can really breakdown muscle tissue in dense areas of the body like the pecs or quads and back. It generally is suited to use on all your main muscles and feels great on the highest of settings.  

3. Fork Attachment.
The 2 pronged fork attachment is best used on certain parts of your body. The fork glides perfectly along your trapezoid muscles starting from the upper neck area to your shoulders. It can be run across the achilles and used to massage your calf muscles. It could also be placed on your ankles for increased mobility. Lastly the fork can be smoothed over your feet to promote circulation. 
4. Bullet Head Attachment.
This advanced attachment is great for massaging trigger points in the body. You can use it to focus on tight spots, it works beautifully for muscle knot removals. Use this head to reach difficult locations on your body like in between your toes and trigger certain points in your foot.

WESLEY CHAPEL
813-609-0222
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Wesley Chapel, FL 33544
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Lutz, FL 33558
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