Massage Rx Has Massage Therapists Trained In Myoskeletal Alignment Techniques (MAT)
Myoskeletal Alignment Techniques or MAT is a popular system of manual therapy developed by Erik Dalton. He has been educating professional bodyworkers for over thirty years now and numerous massage professionals have learnt pain treatment techniques from him.
Dalton wanted to help people suffering from recurring pain so he introduced his first educational course in 1998. His program was appreciated by his students and he eventually developed a full training curriculum for them. His courses helped him to enter the Massage Therapy Hall of Fame in 2007. He also got One Concept Lifetime Achievement Award in 2012.
Benefits of MAT
Myoskeletal Alignment Techniques help in relieving chronic pain with manual therapy and corrective exercises. The idea behind this therapy is to help clients in getting pain free without medications or invasive surgery. MAT trained massage therapists are taught to understand how brain and body systems work together so that they can correctly assess and treat their clients. Some benefits of Myoskeletal Alignment Techniques are:
Posture Correction: Most of the times, the pain a client is suffering can be because of a weak posture. If the posture is corrected, it can help in relieving pain but if one neglects it, things only grow worse with time. MAT is best for posture correction and relieving pain. It is also beneficial for clients with head-forward postures; it helps in correcting muscle atrophy and weakness. MAT is also helpful for people dealing with neck and back pain due to any trauma or postural problems.
Breathing Disorders: This technique also works for breathing disorders as it can fix a drooping ribcage. Breathing disorders can also affect one’s sleeping pattern and cause insomnia and stress related to lack of rest. Besides breathing disorders, MAT also helps a person in sleeping better, thus improving their health.
Releasing Trapped Nerves: Tight muscles can cause trapped nerves. Trapped nerves can cause anything from numbness to pain and can be really uncomfortable. MAT can help in releasing trapped nerves and help a person live pain free.
Sports Injuries: MAT is excellent for joints and ligaments and is also perfect for sports related injuries. Clients who play any sport recreationally or professionally can get injured while playing or even because of lack of warm up and proper stretching, MAT can help them train injury free.
MAT At Massage Rx
Massage Rx has been providing mobile massage therapy in the Los Angeles area for over 4 years now. We have a long list of satisfied clients who are able to live a pain free life with the help of our home massage services, and corporate massage services. Our massage therapists have expertise in various massage modalities including Myoskeletal Alignment Techniques by Erik Dalton. Whether you are looking for a sports massage, deep tissue massage or a relaxing Swedish massage, we can assist you.
You must try massage therapy even if you have no pain or ailment as it is great for good health and wellbeing. For more information, please browse through our website or talk to our specialist.