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Top 4 Limb Loss Issues Treated by Massage Therapy

Top 4 Limb Loss Issues Treated by Massage Therapy

Posted On: October 14, 2019 by BioAdvance Prosthetic Solutions in: Limb Loss, Massage Therapy, Physical Therapy

Traumatic and life-altering limb loss is accompanied by a long journey towards recovery both internally and externally. Massage therapy can help this recuperation, easing everything from muscle stiffness and swelling to sleep difficulties. Through this medium, trained technicians use a variety of manual techniques to target joints and tissues, easing not just the physical pain of limb loss, but targeting emotional and psychological roots of discomfort as well. Below are just a few of the issues relieved by massage stimulation and recommended by our team at BioAdvance Prosthetic Solutions:   Swelling Excess fluid pools in new residual limbs as your heart finds the new normal for blood circulation. Fluid buildup creates pressure from within, which leads to tingling and numbness. Swelling can also interfere with prosthetic fit, creating skin irritation through excessive friction. Special massage techniques can reduce swelling by helping redistribute fluid from where it’s

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