Massage can improve lymph flow, remove toxins from the body, ease congestion, reduce swelling and relieve fatigue and stress. It can also stimulate cell regeneration and speed the recovery process after medical spa procedures and surgery. In fact, more medical spas and plastic surgery practices are beginning to offer massage in conjunction with treatments as standard practice.
According to a report by the American Massage Therapy Association, more than 51 million American adults had discussed massage therapy with their doctors or health care providers in 2016. Additionally, 63% of respondents’ providers referred them to a massage therapist or strongly recommended massage therapy.
Coachlight Clinic & Spa differentiates itself from other medical spas and plastic surgery practices in Iowa. Des Moines Plastic surgery, which is owned by Dr. David Robbins, offers a complimentary massage or facial after surgery at Coachlight Clinic & Spa. Dr. Robbins wants his customers to experience the benefits of the amenities at Coachlight Clinic & Spa and the benefits of the services such as massage and facials. The biggest impact of massage after a procedure is that it helps reduce the swelling faster and improves the healing process.
Massage also stimulates the release of oxytocin, known as the “feel good hormone,” which reduces stress levels. This hormone also mediates skin cell growth and reduces inflammatory and oxidative stress that can lead to signs of aging. Coachlight Clinic & Spa offers a wide variety of massage techniques. Massage is a reasonable treatment additive for almost anyone.
On the clinical side of Coachlight Clinic & Spa, we offer injectables such as Botox Cosmetic and wrinkle filler. There is often and some swelling at the injection site, offering our clients a facial that includes manual lymphatic drainage can help reduce swelling, inflammation and decrease the healing time. For facial surgical clients at Des Moines Plastic Surgery who have received a facelift, necklift, laser lift or mini facelift, a relaxing facial provides a nice add-on after surgery. A nice facial with a light massage afterwards can help break down fibrous scar tissue as well as stimulate fibroblast cells to produce new, healthy collagen and elastin, which can help speed recovery and boost results.
Timing is everything. Massages and facials are only performed according to the particular treatment and product recommendations.