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Massage is an old-age technique of stretching and applying pressure to relieve tension in specific muscle areas built up due to stress or injury. Massage is the place where Physiotherapy started. You might not consider the role of therapeutic massage when you consider physical therapy, but massage can make drastic improvements to your body's healing process.

Physical therapy massage also helps you recover from injuries like whiplash, muscle disorders, strains, sprains, tendonitis, and other types of pain. There are several styles of massage that are used in Physical Therapy such as Swedish, hot stone, and deep tissue massage, they are used to relieve pains in the body. 
 
Massage helps with the reduction of pain caused during Physical Therapy. In most cases, massage treatment can lead to a quicker recovery from those injuries. You can also experience less soreness after you do a physical therapy session or workout with the aid of a massage session.
 
Physical Therapy and Massage Therapy work together and should be included in Physical Therapy sessions.  Massage provides a variety of therapeutic benefits, and your physical therapist can either perform massage therapy techniques or help you find a massage therapist who specializes in physical therapy. 
 
 
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