Injury Rehabilitation Therapy | Wayzata | Minneapolis

Injury Rehabilitation Therapy

Injury Rehabilitation Therapy | Athletes | Non-Athletes

Advanced Corrective Bodywork provides injury rehabilitation therapy  to clients in Wayzata and suburbs of Minneapolis, Minnetonka, Maple Grove, Eden Prairie, Orono, and Plymouth, MN.   Injury rehabilitation therapy is a favored remedy treatment for many athletes, coaches, physical therapists, doctors, and chiropractors for soft tissue injuries. Scheduling regular therapeutic massage sessions should be part of any athlete’s injury prevention and rehabilitation program.

Phil Gore, Master Bodyworker & Massage Therapist, is a professional and skilled injury rehabilitation specialist. Helping clients recover from an injury quickly and completely is Phil’s number one priority with injury rehabilitation. He works diligently to enhance his client’s healing process, using advanced therapeutic massage techniques to facilitate the recovery process of injury rehabilitation and surgical procedures.

Sports injuries can and do occur while taking part in a sport or during exercise. Being out of shape, not properly warming up, and poor movement patterns can greatly increase the chance of injury.

Athletes of all levels should have routine checkups with a physician. This can often catch potential problems before they become a debilitating injury.

Common Sports Injuries

Some of the more common sports injuries that result in damage to the body include:

  • Strains and sprains
  • Broken bones
  • Dislocations
  • Torn tendons and ligaments
  • Muscle swelling

Trauma, repetitive movements, and overwork can cause injuries to muscles, tendons, and ligaments. Usually, these injuries heal by themselves over time. However, the formation of scar tissue during this process can cause a variety of problems in the long term including chronic tension in muscles, decreased strength, flexibility, and range of motion, and chronic pain.

In addition to the formation of scar tissue, the muscles surrounding an injury will tighten up and lock down to protect the injured site. While this is necessary at the start of the healing process, it can cause problems later if not dealt with.

Achieve Maximum Levels of Performance

Injury Rehabilitation TherapyPhil Gore has over 16 years of experience and knowledge in therapeutic massage and injury rehabilitation. He uses evidenced-based massage methods that manipulate muscles, tendons and other tissues, restores and enhances flexibility and range of motion, softens and relaxes muscles, and improves blood flow to the injured area speeding up the healing process.

Types of Injury Rehabilitation Therapy Offered

A variety of injury rehabilitation therapy techniques and styles of massage are needed to properly rehab injured muscles and other soft tissues. Advanced Corrective Bodywork utilizes the following modalities:

  • Deep tissue
  • Trigger point
  • Myofascial release
  • Injury massage
  • Structural bodywork
  • Neuromuscular massage
  • Muscle stretching

Physiological effects of Injury Rehabilitation Massage

Pumping – Fluids (blood and lymph) have difficulty moving through blood vessels and lymph vessels when muscles are tight and damaged. Injury Rehabilitation massage helps soften hyper-toned muscles increasing movement of fluids and sending vital nutrients and energy to repair the tissue.

Increased tissue recovery – Deep tissue massage causes the pores in the tissue membranes to open, allowing fluids and nutrients needed for healing to flow through. In addition, waste products in your muscle tissue are flushed out lessening inflammation. More nutrients and less waste products help in expediting the recovery process.

Increased flexibility and Range of Motion – Muscles that are hypertoned and full of trigger points (knots) and scar tissue do not stretch or contract to their full capability. This leads do a decreased range of motion in the joints those muscles affect. Injury Rehabilitation massage works to restore normal tone in the muscles, calm trigger points, and break up scar tissue. As these changes occur, flexibility and range of motion are restored and enhanced.

Reduced Scar tissue – Scar tissue forms over time as a result of injuries and trauma. Scar tissue is actually stronger than the original muscle tissue. Unfortunately, it creates issues with muscles, tendons, and ligaments leading to rigid tissues more susceptible to injury and pain. The breaking up of scar tissue has a profound impact on the health of the muscles and other soft tissues.

Pain reduction – Reducing tension, calming trigger points, restoring healthy fluid movement, and softening hypertoned muscles often results in noticeable pain reduction. Healthy muscles don’t hurt. In addition, Injury Rehabilitation massage often leads to the release of endorphins, the body’s natural pain medicators.

Relaxation – Injured muscles keep the body’s nervous systems on high alert. Injury Rehabilitation massage helps to calm the nervous system, leading to full body relaxation, not just in the muscles.

Psychological Effects

Anxiety reduction – Injuries often cause anxiety until healing occurs. Getting the right massage therapy treatment for your condition or injury is crucial. The right treatment helps heal and relax your muscles. Anxiety is reduced and/or eliminated as the injury heals and progressively feels better. Lower anxiety levels allow one to live a more fulfilling life.

Advanced Corrective Bodywork, servicing clients in Wayzata and suburbs of Minneapolis, Minnetonka, Maple Grove, Eden Prairie, Orono, and Plymouth, MN, are here to help you reduce your pain and expedite your healing process.  We provide 60, 90, 120 and 180-minute sessions.

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Massage Rates

  • 60 minute session – $100 tax
  • 90 minute session – $135 tax
  • 120 minute session – $180 tax
  • 180 minute session – $270 tax


Gifted Bodyworker
Jan 4, 2018
Testimonial by:  Feeling less Pain
5 Stars

Gifted Bodyworker“Amazing! Phil is a gifted bodyworker….he has truly changed my health for the better. Phil is knowledgeable, caring and professional. I was in a lot of pain when I first began seeing Phil and had been to many other practitioners with little results. I highly recommend Phil if you are experiencing pain as he has helped me to feel normal again!”
Customer since December 2017

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Wayzata Location

3701 Shoreline Dr. #202d
Wayzata, MN 55391
In the Casco Run offices
Office number: (763) 439-7497

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