Medical massage is used to evaluate and treat soft tissue injuries. The massage therapist has received specialized and specific education and works with the injured area only. It is more inten(siv)e than regular relaxation massage and can be effective in treating many conditions such as whiplash, rotator cuff injuries, headaches, low back pain, muscle spasms, and more. Combined with acupuncture it is very effective to decrease pain and improve range of motion. It reduces post-surgery adhesions and edema, and can be used to reduce and realign scar tissue after healing has occurred. It also provides exercise for atrophied muscles and restores structural balance to your body.