Massage therapy is a popular therapy service used to relieve pain, muscle tension, spasms, inflammation, aches, and stiffness by improving circulation, increasing flexibility, improving range of motion, and increasing tissue elasticity. Most clients use Massage Therapy as an adjunct therapy with Physical and/or Occupational Therapy services to facilitate quicker recovery for their musculoskeletal injuries.
Is Massage Therapy covered by insurances?
There are any commercial insurances that cover massage therapy as part their benefits plan. At Highline Physical Therapy, we have dedicated insurance specialists that would be happy to verify and explain your massage therapy benefits to you. Also, Massage Therapy is typically a covered benefit under most auto-accident claims and work-related injuries.
Do I need a referral from my doctor to start Massage Therapy?
If you are using insurance, you will more than likely require a referral from a physician to begin Massage Therapy, however, some insurances (i.e. Medicare) do not cover massage. We do offer cash pay appointments that range from 30-60 minutes.