Manipulative and body-based practices apply controlled force to tissues and joints to promote or restore health and comfort. Medical research has shown that massage is effective in treating many conditions, from pain to altered immune function to postpartum depression. Movements may include rubbing, stroking, pulling, stretching and assisting patients with their range of motion.
At the Mind Body Center, we offer both patient and outpatient massage. Any inpatient that wishes to have a massage may, with a doctor's permission, request a massage from the Mind Body Center. Every new mother who delivers at Morristown and Overlook medical centers receives a complimentary 30-minute massage.
The Mind Body Center offers the following hands-on modalities: