Allow 48 hours for medical massage pre-authorization. It is required on all Medical/Insurance based appointments.
Medical massage is outcome-based massage, with the primarily applications of a specific treatment targeted to the specific problem(s) a patient presents. Medical massage factors into a larger plan to improve specific medical challenges you may be facing.
After assessment and evaluation by one of our Oregon Medically Credentialed therapists, who may use a broader set of modalities in order to achieve relief from your condition such as; Myofascial treatment, Swedish and Deep Tissue massage, Soft Tissue Release, Trigger point therapy, Cross-fiber friction, or Cupping with proven benefits to aid in the neuromuscular health and recovery.
What Kinds of Conditions are treated with Medical Massage?
There are several conditions that can be lessened or healed with medical massage. While some of these conditions can also be addressed by other forms of massage, medical massage is singularly focused on solving a primary issue.
Personal Injuries – Most common examples:
Automobile accident injuries: Whiplash, strains/and or sprains, back injuries, concussions, leg and knee injuries.
Work-related injuries: Overexertion, slip and falls, strains/and or sprains, and machinery or auto related.
Other notable conditions:
- Carpel tunnel syndrome
- Rotator cuff injury
- Plantar fasciitis
- Restless leg syndrome
- Thoracic Outlet Syndrome
- Muscle cramps
- Range of motion issues
- Lymphatic massage
Ask your doctor to write a prescription for massage, check with your insurance carrier to see if Massage Therapy (CPT Code: 97124) is an allowable benefit of your current plan. Many plans today include “Wellness Programs” which include alternative medicines, such as acupuncture, massage therapy, and chiropractic care. Medicare & Medicaid DO NOT cover massage therapy currently.
As a courtesy, Massage Solutions of Bend, LLC bills for most insurance and is contracted with the following local carriers:
- First Choice Health Net Work; St. Charles, EBMS, some County Employees
- All Auto Carriers; Auto Accidents, PIP Claims
- Workman’s Comp
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