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Durham, NC 27705 USA

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Deep Tissue Therapy

How Deep Tissue Therapy Works

Pain can be caused in a variety of ways. Whether you've been injured in an accident, play sports, have a chronic condition, or the pain has simply built up over time, chiropractic care can be the right choice for you. At Peterson Chiropractic in Durham, NC, we offer various treatment options to help relieve your pain. Our deep tissue therapy can be beneficial for alleviating pain and restoring strength to your body's tissues and muscles.


What Is Deep Tissue Therapy?

Deep tissue therapy is a type of massage that works to heal the tissues under your skin. A traditional Swedish massage is more relaxing and works more on the surface level. Deep tissue therapy is often recommended for chiropractic patients because of its ability to relax, strengthen, and heal the tissues and muscles surrounding your pain areas. In addition, it is often suggested as a recovery method after adjustments and physical therapy.

Who Needs Deep Tissue Therapy?

Although deep tissue therapy can be beneficial for anyone that's feeling pain, we often recommend it for our chiropractic patients. Athletes find this treatment especially helpful when recovering from workouts to avoid straining the muscles and causing pain or issues that can prevent you from competing. Those who spend a lot of time sitting or standing for work are also prone to pain. This pain can be healed through chiropractic care and deep tissue therapy. Many of our physical therapy patients will also receive targeted deep tissue treatment during their sessions that focus on treating the affected area.

Your First Consultation

Before we can get started with deep tissue therapy, we'll first want to meet with you for a consultation. During this appointment, we will discuss a possible treatment plan for your pain, try a few exercises to determine your range of motion, and maybe even take an x-ray. Then, our doctor will provide a quick adjustment to help relieve any pain until you can return. Before you leave, we will schedule a follow-up appointment to go over the treatment plan a few days later. Depending on the accepted plan, we'll schedule further adjustments, physical therapy, and deep tissue therapy as necessary. Please prepare to spend about one hour in our office during your first consultation.

Contact Us for Chiropractic Care in Durham, NC

If it sounds like you could benefit from deep tissue therapy, we encourage you to contact us at Peterson Chiropractic in Durham, NC. Call us at (919) 286-7202, and we can schedule your first consultation, or you can inquire about any other questions you may have about how we can help. We look forward to finding the treatment plan that will help you get back to living pain-free. 

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Reviews By Our Satisfied Patients

  • "I was diagnosed by an orthopedic surgeon with a buldging disc. I was in constant pain. There were times it was painful to turn over in bed. I could not bend to tie my shoes. The most painful thing was that my active lifestyle was completely changing. I could not play golf or exercise without pain. I was treated by a physical therapist, and then a chiropractor for about nine months. This treatment temporarily relieved a lot of my pain. Dr. Peterson told me the DRX-9000 had helped others with my condition. After the first two weeks of painless treatment I could tell a difference. I now play golf without pain. I just played in a three day tournament. I can even tie my own shoes. I do recommend this treatment."
    R. S.

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