Benefits of Manual Therapy

Here at HealthSource of Indianapolis we provide manual therapy in conjunction with Chiropractic care. This is used to address the soft tissue component, which supports the skeletal structure.

Manual therapy provides a number of health and wellness related benefits. These benefits are delivered in a safe environment, using non-invasive methods. Manual therapy does not carry the harmful side effects, unlike prescribed medications and the many invasive medical procedures used today.

Manual therapy is wonderful at enhancing and increasing a number of beneficial processes and functions within the human body. Manual therapy will:

  • Enhance ones state of well being
  • Help with soft tissue healing
  • Increase flexibility & range of motion
  • Add muscle tone
  • Increase blood flow
  • Increase dopamine & serotonin levels
  • Improve lymphatic fluid flow & drainage
  • Induces relaxation
  • Stimulate the immune system

Similarly, manual therapy is extremely effective at reducing and often eliminating a number of uncomfortable and restrictive symptoms and conditions. Manual therapy can:
  • Reduces constipation
  • Lower cortisol levels
  • Reduce depression
  • Decrease emotional stress
  • Lessen joint stiffness
  • Decrease muscular tension
  • Reduce pain
  • Lessen scar tissue formation
  • Reduce soft tissue knots and trigger points