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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
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.)
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)
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.
has been used effectively in the treatment of the following conditions:
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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PHYSIOTHERAPY & PHYSICAL THERAPY
See all the conditions our principal physiotherapists treat.
HAND THERAPY & CUSTOMIZED SPLINTING
Patients who sustained injuries to their elbows, forearms, hands, wrists
(sprains and fractures) and fingers, usually will benefit / require Hand Therapy to
- manage and decrease hand pains
- improve range of motion, strength and dexterity
- increase the function of their hand
following injuries or post-operations
Commonly treated hand pain injuries includes
REFORMER CLINICAL PILATES & WELLNESS PILATES
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
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.
TRADITIONAL CHINESE MEDICINE (TCM)
- Cupping TCM
- Auricular Therapy TCM
- Herbal TCM Medicine & Supplementation
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 / recovery period required.
It also prevents
muscles from scar tissue micro-tears (and potential ruptures), and increases muscle
performance. Having regular deep tissue and sports massage will keep your muscles healthy and fit with body/movement-confidence.
Read the benefits of regular deep tissue release therapy here.
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
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