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Using my hands to offer manual manipulation to place bones into their proper place and increase Range of Motion in a joint that was previously restricted in movement.
The goal of the McKenzie Method is to teach patients suffering from neck pain and/or back pain how to treat themselves and manage their own pain for life using exercise and other strategies.
A taping technique that helps muscles either helps a muscle move within its natural movements or it will inhibit a muscle from moving out of its natural range of motion, it will also help with fluid movements in the body. For example, to help with swelling in areas of the body.
A form of scraping that is Similar to the old Chinese method of scraping, a metal object is used to run over the skin to locate areas of tension, adhesions, trigger points and scar tissue. The scraping method is used to help reduce or eliminate the affected area of the tension, adhesions, trigger points and scar tissue.
Electrostim- the use of electrical impulses to fatigue muscles into relaxing and releasing stress or to stimulate movement of muscles to increase motion and movement. Cryotherapy- The use of cold packs to help with inflammation of a certain region or body part. Heat therapy- The use of hot packs to increase blood flow or reduce the stress in the muscles.
The use of exercise to help strengthen or reinforce good movements in the body. Exercises are given so that we can improve motion, balance, and equilibrium.
A therapeutic massage that will penetrate the muscles and offer relief from the muscle knots and trigger points that are tight and restricting movements of limbs or other muscle groups. Deep tissue is not like a Swedish Massage where you are lightly touched but there is a good degree of pressure to help press away the pain and tightness that your muscles may be feeling.
Working with athletes in improving their motion, balance, strength, and functionality. Looking at the body mechanics of the athlete and help increase how they move and function. Being an athlete myself I know what type of things can happen to an athlete and we will work on increasing their functionality.
I have been trained in how to take an X-Ray and how to interpret the findings of the X-ray taken, leaving me to determine the best course of action to help the individual who is in pain.