Sports massage, deep tissue massage and soft tissue manipulation are all the same just phrased differently.
- Loosen tight and tense muscles
- Prevent injury
- Aid healing during injury
- Increase range of motion
- Improve functional performance
This is a type of passive movement of a skeletal joint. It is usually aimed at synovial joints with the aim of achieving a therapeutic effect.
- Restore normal joint movement/mechanics
- Restore normal joint range
- Eliminate pain
- Reduce inflammation around the joint
- Aid synovial fluid within the joint
Orthotics or Insoles are devices which help the foot achieve its two main functions:
1) Shock absorption
2) Rigid lever to help propel the body.
Failure to achieve this can cause excessive movement and loading that is transferred up our ankles, knees, hips, pelvis and spinal column resulting in muscle and joint pain.
- Control excessive foot and ankle movement
- Correct altered weight bearing through the muscles and joints
- Reduce the risk of injury
- Aid in the healing of injuries caused by excessive foot movement
This is a treatment that involves the insertion of a very thin needle into a trigger point aka muscular knot.
- Release muscular knots
- Reduce muscular pain and stiffness
- Increase flexibility and range of motion
- Improve tissue healing
- Restore normal muscle function
Rehabilitation exercises are an important part of overall recovery from injury.
- Restore strength
- Restore range of motion
- Restore endurance
- Return to normal activity levels
- Prevent future injuries
We aim to educate our clients on their injury in order for them to make informed decisions during each stage of the management plan.
- Gain insightful knowledge on how your body functions
- Allow you to appropriately manage their injury
- Become intuitive in making sound decisions once discharged from our care
- Reduce the risk of future injuries