Benefits of Massage

Benefits of Massage

Benefits of Clinical Canine Massage

Clinical Canine Massage is a clinically-orientated healthcare option that helps alleviate the discomfit associated with every day and occupational stresses, muscular over-use, injuries and many chronic pain conditions.  Using four types of massage - Swedish, Sports, Deep Tissue and Myofascial Release techniques Clinical Canine Massage can:

  • Increase circulation
  • Enhance the immune system
  • Promote nervous system functioning
  • Reduce blood pressure
  • Reduce pain and muscle tension
  • Improve mood, intellectual reasoning and job performance
  • Have a positive effect on conditions such as arthritis and diabetes.

Depending on the techniques used the massage can:

  • Stimulate the nervous system to help reduce muscle atrophy
  • Increase muscle tone
  • Stimulate the functions of the skin or an organ deep inside the body
  • Sedate the nervous system to help ease muscle tension, spasticity and stress- related symptoms
  • Boost the functioning of the immune system and help to maintain health when done on a regular basis
  • Stimulate sluggish circulation or slow down the circulation using friction massage techniques (for dogs involved in endurance events)
  • Allow for a better range of motion and help to support the connective tissue and muscles by helping them to become strong and healthy when doing simple joint movements and joint stretching.
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After massage many owners report that their dog:

  • Is more willing to exercise
  • Is happier
  • Has better movement/gait
  • Is able to return to normal activities
  • Is more comfortable
  • Has no soreness
  • Is improving in their hydrotherapy sessions
  • Has an improved range of motion/stride length
  • Has improved muscle tone

Benefits of Massage