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Benefits of Massage Therapy


At Liss Rehab, massage is much more than a way to indulge or pamper yourself. Massage can be a powerful tool that results in an improvement in your well-being. It is an effective stress reliever aside from addressing the muscular component of many pain syndromes. Massage can complement other treatments such as physical therapy, acupuncture, trigger point injections, and corticosteroid injections.

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Some studies have found massage to be helpful for:

  • Myofascial pain syndrome (often present as a component of neck, shoulder, thoracic, lumbar, and hip pain syndromes)
  • Soft tissue strains
  • Sports injuries
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Headaches
  • Temporomandibular joint pain
  • Insomnia related to stress
  • Anxiety
  • Digestive disorders
  • High blood pressure
  • Improvement of posture
  • Strengthening the immune system via stress reduction

Risks of Massage - Patients and massage therapist must proceed with caution or limit massage in the setting of:

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  • Deep vein phlebitis
  • Burns and wounds
  • Bleeding disorders
  • Fractures
  • Severe osteoporosis

Olga Sabogal, Certified Massage Therapist, is a very talented and experienced therapist with training and certification in multiple facets of massage therapy and related areas. She has been practicing massage therapy for over 20 years. She has had much experience in working closely with physicians. Specifically she has worked closely with Dr. Howard Liss for many years.

Olga's calm, patient, and caring demeanor contributes to her success with patients. She listens to her patients and learns from treatment sessions with her patients enabling her to make modifications to her approach and techniques used.

Certified Massage Therapist - The Academy of Massage Therapy including training in Swedish and deep tissue Massage 1998
Certified in Anma (Japanese massage related to Shiatsu) 1998
Trained in silicon and glass cupping therapy 1999
Trained in prenatal and postpartum massage 1999
Trained in neuromuscular therapy I-III, shoulder and upper extremity 2001
Trained in Medical Massage Therapy: Low back pain 2002
Completed training by Master Choa Kok Sui in Pranic Healing (related to Reiki) 2018
Trained in complicated shoulder, hip, and knee conditions 2011
Additional experience in Hot stone massage  
Experience and facial, scalp, foot, and hand massage  
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Rehabilitation Institute

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Tenafly, NJ, 07670
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