Category: advanced rehabilitation

Graston/IASTM

What is Graston/ IASTM? Graston/Instrument assisted soft tissue mobilization (IASTM) is a popular treatment for muscle restriction. IASTM uses specially designed instruments to reduce and break up to scar tissue and muscle adhesions. Why would I need Graston/ IASTM therapy? Graston/IASTM therapy addresses injuries that involve the muscle and tendons in our joints. Muscle injuries are commonly […]

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Shoulder pain

Do you have shoulder pain? The shoulder complex is the most mobile joint in the body and as a result is subject to a wide range of injuries and conditions. The causes of shoulder pain are endless, but some of the most common reasons for pain in the shoulder include; neck and upper back problems, […]

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Different Types of Muscle Therapy

Swedish myotherapy – The goal of this type of muscle therapy is used to relax you. The therapist applies gentle pressure and is much less intense than other forms of massage. The therapist focuses on areas of the body that tend to hold stress and by using gently pressure is able to relax the muscles […]

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Sports Myotherapy

Though originally designed to help athletes perform at optimum levels during games, sports myotherapy is growing in popularity as an effective treatment for sport-related injuries or limited range of motion for people of all ages and fitness levels.  Sports myotherapy focuses on a client’s trouble spots, like shoulder soreness after eighteen holes of golf, or […]

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Ultrasound

Ultrasound is a method of stimulating the tissue beneath the skin’s surface using very high frequency sound waves.  This type of treatment has been used effectively since the 1940’s.  There are three primary benefits to therapeutic ultrasound. The first is the speeding up of the healing process.  This occurs from the increase in blood flow that […]

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Exercise Therapy – Advanced rehabilitation

Advanced rehabilitation is a treatment methodology that marries standard Chiropractic with exercise therapy to provide a holistic approach for muscle strengthening and pain relief. While advanced rehabilitation is a new field, it has evolved over the last century as progress has been made to reduce and eradicate pain with new methodologies and procedures. Forms of […]

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