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Myofascial Release Physiotherapy And Massage




Myofascial Release is a safe and very effective hands-on technique that involves applying gentle sustained pressure into the myofascial connective tissue restrictions to

  • relieve/eliminate pain
  • induce muscle and tissue relaxation
  • restore motion in our muscles.

“Myo” refers to the muscle, and “fascia” refers to the smooth-and-tough tissue that covers all our body's muscles. In a normal healthy body, the fascia is relaxed and soft, and can stretch and move without restriction.

However, our myofascia becomes tight and restricted when our body experience

  • physical trauma or
  • inflammation of the fascia

Trauma such as a direct blows like hits or falls, car accidents, whiplash or habitual poor posture can have a cumulative effect over time that tightens our fascia.

In fact, trauma, inflammatory responses, and/or surgical procedures create myofascial restrictions that can produce tensile pressures of approximately 2,000 pounds per square inch on pain sensitive structures that unfortunately does not show up in many of the standard tests (x-rays, myelograms, CAT scans, electromyography, etc.)

Myofascial release is applied directly on the body and uses slow and sometimes deep pressure to restore the proper health of the fascia.  This essential “time element” has to do with the viscous flow and the piezoelectric phenomenon: a low load (gentle pressure) applied slowly will allow a viscoelastic medium (fascia) to elongate.

The use of Myofascial Release Therapy allows us to look at each patient as a unique individual.

Our one-on-one therapy sessions are hands-on treatments during which our therapists use a multitude of Myofascial Release techniques and movement therapy.

What we do is that via myofascial release, combined with other movement therapies and stretches, we promote independence through education in proper body mechanics and movement, self treatment instruction, enhancement of strength, improved flexibility, and postural and movement awareness.

Myofascial release has been used effectively in the treatment of the following conditions:

Hands-On Treatment

Each Myofascial Release Treatment session is performed directly on skin with or without oils or creams. 

There will not be any machinery ever.

This enables the therapist to accurately detect fascial restrictions and apply the appropriate amount of sustained pressure to facilitate release of the fascia.



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Patients who sustained injuries to their elbows, forearms, hands, wrists (sprains and fractures) and fingers, and requires Hand Therapy to increase the function of their hand following injuries or post-operations as well as custom made hand splints.

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Clinical Pilates is a form of physical exercise that focuses on posture, core stability, balance, control, strength, flexibility, and breathing. It is a system of safe and effective exercises, which meet specific individual needs, to treat a wide range of injuries and conditions.

You may do Pilates as matwork or with the reformer or both, and every session will be customized 100% to your fitness, injury and tolerance.



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DEEP TISSUE RELEASE & SPORTS MASSAGE THERAPY

Sports and deep tissue release massage helps to increase nutrient-rich blood flow to tired , tight and tense muscles to accelerate recovery and shorten downtime. It also prevents muscles from scar tissue micro-tears (and potential ruptures), and increases muscle performance.

Done regularly, it will keeps your muscles healthy and fit with body/movement-confidence. Read the benefits of regular deep tissue release therapy here.



ALTERNATIVE THERAPIES

All our allied health therapists and TCM physicians are fully insured and registered with Allied Health Professions Council (AHPC) and Traditional Chinese Medicine Board (TCMB).

See our entire team here with introductions and their specializations.

At the first session, our specialist physiotherapists will carry out a thorough assessment, helping them to select the most appropriate treatment to help you recover as well as provide treatment in the same session.

Follow up sessions are inline to provide expert treatment for your pain as well as prescribing specific exercises to reduce your risk of re-injury and giving you a long term solution.

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