Massage Therapy, Orthopedic Medicine, Sports Medicine and Physical Therapy Services in Honolulu, Hawaii

At our Hawaii orthopedic clinic, massage plays an important role in encouraging rapid recovery and minimizing discomfort. With traditional and modern massage techniques delivered by highly trained massage therapists, real forces are applied specifically in response to your orthopedic diagnosis. Friction massage is recommended for a variety of orthopedic conditions to stimulate sore tissue and encourage healthy blood flow, creating an environment that is conducive to healing.

As part of a comprehensive orthopedic treatment plan, massage therapy can be highly beneficial for people with painful orthopedic injuries and is also used to strengthen and relax muscles for the purpose of prevention.


It is important to note that there is no one-size-fits-all style of massage. Your massage therapist manipulates the tissue, responding and adapting to your body’s unique needs and applying various specific techniques as needed. Massage may be utilized for a variety of goals, such as joint decompression, tension release, and muscle lengthening. Overall, the objective is to normalize strained tissue so that soreness and discomfort are eliminated.

At Portner Orthopedic Rehabilitation, we offer several types of massage therapy, including:

  • Sports Massage
  • Lomi Lomi
  • Deep Tissue
  • Swedish
  • Trigger Point
  • Shiatsu

Before you meet with your massage therapist, he or she will consult with your physician, physical therapist, acupuncturist and other specialists regarding your condition before developing the ideal massage program. During your first session, the therapist will get to know more about you and determine the physiologic results that need to happen. A combination of styles may be used to get the best outcome. You will most likely need several sessions to both remedy the current issue and create an environment that is resistant to future injury.

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and how it may help you find relief from pain. Please contact our Hawaii orthopedic experts at (808) 596-7300 to schedule your personalized evaluation.

Not intended as medical advice. Please consult a physician for all medical issues.