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How can massage therapy help injuries from cheerleading?

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Dr. James Eitner
Family Medicine
2 doctors agree

In brief: Speed Healing and..

As with any sport, cheerleading can benefit from massage.
Benefits include increased blood flow, range of motion, flexibility, and elimination of exercise waste (lactic acid); decreased muscle tension and neurological excitability; and an increased sense of well-being. It can decrease the chances of injury and decrease recovery time. It is part of a treatment plan.

In brief: Speed Healing and..

As with any sport, cheerleading can benefit from massage.
Benefits include increased blood flow, range of motion, flexibility, and elimination of exercise waste (lactic acid); decreased muscle tension and neurological excitability; and an increased sense of well-being. It can decrease the chances of injury and decrease recovery time. It is part of a treatment plan.
Dr. James Eitner
Dr. James Eitner
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Dr. Mary Ann Block
General Practice
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Relax muscles

It depends on what the injury is.
Massage therapy can relax the muscles that may have been injured by cheerleading. It will not help if there is a broken bone.

In brief: Relax muscles

It depends on what the injury is.
Massage therapy can relax the muscles that may have been injured by cheerleading. It will not help if there is a broken bone.
Dr. Mary Ann Block
Dr. Mary Ann Block
Thank
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