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Unlocking Wellness: The Profound Benefits and Importance of Therapeutic Massage at Newbold Chiropractic

In the bustling tapestry of modern life, where stress and tension seem almost inevitable, the role of therapeutic massage emerges as a beacon of holistic well-being. At Newbold Chiropractic, our commitment to comprehensive health extends to the domain of therapeutic massage, a modality that transcends the realms of luxury to become an integral component of our approach to health and healing. In this exploration, we delve into the why, what, when, where, and how of therapeutic massage, emphasizing its profound benefits and the expertise offered by our highly trained massage therapists.

Why Opt for Therapeutic Massage?

The decision to seek therapeutic massage extends beyond the desire for a pampering experience. It is rooted in the acknowledgment of the multifaceted benefits that massage imparts to the body, mind, and spirit.

  • Pain Relief: Therapeutic massage is renowned for its efficacy in alleviating muscular tension and reducing discomfort associated with chronic pain conditions. Through targeted techniques, it addresses specific areas of concern, providing relief and promoting relaxation.
  • Stress Reduction: In the fast-paced world we inhabit, stress has become a ubiquitous companion. Therapeutic massage acts as a natural stress-reliever, releasing endorphins that counteract stress hormones. The result is a profound sense of relaxation and tranquility.
  • Improved Circulation: The skilled hands of a massage therapist facilitate improved blood flow throughout the body. Enhanced circulation contributes to better oxygenation of tissues, aiding in the body's natural healing processes.
  • Enhanced Flexibility: The gentle kneading and manipulation of muscles during a therapeutic massage session contribute to increased flexibility and improved range of motion. This is particularly beneficial for individuals dealing with stiffness or reduced mobility.
  • Emotional Well-Being: Beyond its physical benefits, therapeutic massage positively impacts emotional well-being. The release of tension and the nurturing touch create an environment conducive to mental relaxation, reducing anxiety and promoting a positive mood.

What to Expect During Therapeutic Massage?

The therapeutic massage experience at Newbold Chiropractic is crafted with precision and care to meet the unique needs of each individual. Our highly trained massage therapists employ a variety of techniques, including myofascial release, Swedish massage, deep tissue massage, and trigger point therapy, adapting their approach to address specific concerns and preferences.

During a session, clients can expect a serene environment, soothing music, and a comfortable massage table. The therapist will communicate with the client to ensure their comfort and inquire about specific areas of focus or sensitivity.

When is Therapeutic Massage Beneficial?

The versatility of therapeutic massage makes it beneficial across various conditions and situations, contributing to overall health and well-being.

  • Chronic Pain: Individuals dealing with chronic pain conditions, such as back pain, neck pain, and arthritis, find relief through regular therapeutic massage sessions. The targeted approach addresses specific pain points, promoting comfort and relaxation.
  • Injury Recovery: In the aftermath of injuries, therapeutic massage plays a crucial role in the recovery process. It helps reduce muscle stiffness, accelerates healing, and contributes to the restoration of optimal function.
  • Stress Management: For those seeking effective stress management strategies, therapeutic massage offers a holistic approach. It provides a reprieve from the demands of daily life, allowing individuals to unwind and rejuvenate.
  • Athletic Performance: Athletes, in particular, benefit from the muscle-releasing effects of therapeutic massage. It aids in muscle recovery, enhances flexibility, and supports overall athletic performance.

Where to Experience Expert Therapeutic Massage?

Newbold Chiropractic, nestled in the heart of Half Moon Bay, El Granada, Moss Beach, and Montara CA, provides an inviting and professional space for individuals to experience the transformative effects of therapeutic massage. Our dedicated massage rooms are designed to enhance relaxation and create an atmosphere conducive to healing.

How to Benefit from Therapeutic Massage at Newbold Chiropractic?

Embarking on a journey of therapeutic massage at Newbold Chiropractic is a seamless process, guided by the expertise of our highly trained massage therapists. Clients can anticipate a comprehensive approach that begins with an assessment of their unique needs and concerns.

  • Assessment: Before the massage session, our therapists conduct a thorough assessment, taking into account the client's medical history, areas of discomfort, and specific goals for the session.
  • Customization: Based on the assessment, the massage therapist customizes the session to address the individual's unique needs. This may involve a combination of massage techniques to achieve the desired outcomes.
  • Communication: Open communication between the client and the therapist is encouraged throughout the session. Clients are invited to provide feedback on pressure, comfort, and any areas requiring special attention.
  • Post-Massage Care: Following the massage, our therapists may offer recommendations for post-massage care, including hydration, stretches, and self-care practices to prolong the benefits of the session.

Highly Trained Massage Therapists at Your Service

At Newbold Chiropractic, we take pride in the caliber of our massage therapists. Beyond their technical proficiency, our therapists are deeply committed to the well-being of each client. They bring a wealth of experience and a genuine passion for promoting health through the art and science of therapeutic massage.

Experience the profound benefits of therapeutic massage at Newbold Chiropractic. Call (650) 726-3300 or book an appointment online now to embark on a journey of holistic well-being!


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Therapeutic Benefits of Massage

Massage therapy can help improve immune function and promotes healthy blood circulation. Massage can provide quick and lasting relief for sore muscles or knots caused by stress or a new workout routine.

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Hot Stone

Soothing basalt river stones are used to allow a deeper massage while radiant heat promotes full body relaxation. Heat is one of the quickest ways to alleviate muscle tension and break up adhesions. This modality targets an array of issues ranging from chronic neck pain to sciatica.



Designed for expecting mothers to improve sleep and provide whole body relief. Prenatal massage not only reduces anxiety and can be essential in aiding pre/postpartum depression; it targets lower back and hip tension to aide in a healthy pregnancy and delivery. Pregnancy specific bolsters are placed between the legs, arms and under the neck to ensure maximum comfort.

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Deep Tissue

This customized session targets deep muscle and fascia to release tension, prolong muscle performance and maintain healthy blood flow. Benefits of deep tissue include arthritis relief, lowered blood pressure, increased circulation, chronic and acute pain reduction and more.

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A fully customized aromatic experience to deepen breath and open pathways relaxing you from head to toe. Essential oils are utilized to open the sinuses, improve mood, and relieve stress. Consult your therapist for a recommendation.



A treatment designated to relieve chronic muscle tension faster than traditional massage alone. Cupping is used to release painful trigger points, break up scar tissue and improve blood and lymph circulation. Treatments are performed in tandem with traditional massage in order to maximize lymph drainage and promote circulation.



CBD massage has been proven to reduce tension and aid in relieving chronic pain. CBD has relaxing properties and, when coupled with massage, can provide immediate pain relief to acute areas.


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