At our Miramar medical spa, we offer multiple methods of therapy to relieve muscle and joint pain. Most people are familiar with some of these treatments, but there are a few that many have never heard of. Body Sensation Medical Spa is committed to offering pain relief treatments in Miramar that fit the needs of different people. For this reason, we offer over half a dozen different muscle and joint pain relief therapies. Continue reading to learn more about the type of pain relief therapy you can expect to find at Body Sensation, and be sure to schedule a pain relief appointment today.
Muscle EMS Stimulation
Electrical muscle stimulation (EMS) may seem like a modern pain relief therapy, but it has actually been used for thousands of years, even before the discovery of electricity. How? You don’t have to look any further than certain rivers to find fish that naturally give of electric impulses. Examples include torpedo fish and, of course, the electric eel. EMS works by stimulating the actual muscle. This helps to reduce swelling and inflammation in both the muscle and surrounding joints. It also helps to increase blood flow to certain areas and improve the range of motion. This is especially useful for neck and shoulder pain relief. Miramar residents can rest easy knowing that Body Sensation Spa offers this treatment. EMS treatment is good for people who have poor blood circulation, have lost range of motion due to an injury, have weak muscles, or have had a recent surgery and need to prevent venous problems.
Shockwave therapy for pain relief shouldn’t be confused with torture methods used in the past. Shockwave therapy is an incredibly effective method of pain treatment and is used often in sports medicine and physical therapy, as well as in urology and veterinary medicine. It works by sending an acoustic wave of high energy to any areas suffering from pain. The energy helps to kickstart the reparative properties of bones, tendons, muscles, and other soft tissues. Shockwave therapy can help new blood vessels form, treat chronic inflammation, and works wonders with issues such as tennis elbow, tendinitis of the knee, achilles, and hamstring, treat plantar fasciitis, and offer shoulder pain. Miramar residents and those in the surrounding areas have had great success with this treatment at Body Sensation Spa.
Cupping therapy for pain relief is a common practice that, like EMS therapy, has ancient ties. It works almost like a deep tissue massage by creating suction on the skin with special cups. These cups can be made of anything from bamboo to glass to silicone. During a cupping session, the traditional method of creating suction is to put a flammable substance (such as alcohol or paper) in a cup and light it. But don’t worry! The cup does not touch your skin until after the fire goes out, at which point a vacuum is created and the cup is suctioned to your skin. Some practices also use silicone suction cups which use a rubber pump to create suction without fire, but the effect is the same. This causes your blood vessels to expand and your skin to rise. After a few minutes, the cup is removed. People can get cupping for pain relief, but many also choose to use cupping as a relaxation method.
Need Back, Neck, and Shoulder Pain Relief In Miramar? We Can Help
If you are experiencing pain due to muscle strain, injuries, or other issues, contact our Miramar medical spa today. We would love to meet with you and determine a course of action to start treating your muscle and joint pain to help you live your best life today.