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What is orthopedic massage?

Orthopedic massage is not a modality, or type of massage technique. It is a system of assessment and treatment based upon evidence-based methods. Our practitioners use many proven massage and bodywork techniques to achieve outcomes for our patients and clients.

What is the difference between a client and a patient?

Our clients seek out our services directly, usually through referral from an existing client or patient. Our patients were referred to us from other medical professionals. Primary care physicians, chiropractors, physical therapists, dentists and orthodontists trust Orthopedic Massage Professionals to treat their patients.

Are the services performed at OMP covered by health insurance?

OMP does not participate with any health insurance provider, or bill insurance companies for services. However, many of our patients and clients use medical flexible spending plans to cover the cost of treatment.

Also, due to the treatment frequency of most treatment plans, the cost per session is kept below state average to make treatment more affordable.

What should I expect from my appointments at OMP?

Your first session with one of our therapists will involve a thorough history and assessment, followed by hands-on palpation and assessment of muscles, connective tissue, and joints. We ask that our patients and clients wear loose-fitting shorts and a loose-fitting tank top to allow for an in-depth assessment.

Unlike traditional massage therapy, where the client is undressed and under sheets/covers, your OMP therapist may have you wear shorts and a tank top throughout your treatment plan sessions to maximize the use of certain myofascial and stretching techniques. However, some conditions may require more access to skin and require less clothing to be worn by the patient or client. Rest assured that your comfort and modesty is a priority for us, and your therapist will discuss this as part of your treatment plan.