Manual physical therapy is a specialized form of physical therapy delivered with the hands asopposed to a device or machine. In manual therapy, practitioners use their hands to put pressure onmuscle tissue and manipulate joints in an attempt to decrease pain caused by muscle spasm, muscletension, and joint dysfunction.
Myofascial release (MFR) therapy focuses on releasing muscular shortness, tightness and pain.There are a number of conditions and symptoms that myofascial release therapy addresses.Manypatients seek myofascial treatment after losing flexibility or function following an injury or ifexperiencing ongoing back, shoulder, hip, or virtually pain in any area containing soft tissue.Otherconditions treated by myofascial release therapy include Temporo-Mandibular Joint (TMJ)disorder, carpal tunnel syndrome, or possibly fibromyalgia or migraine headaches.
Trigger Point Therapy is a form of Remedial Massage Therapy in which direct pressure is appliedto specified points on tender muscle tissue to bring about reduction in muscle tension and painrelief. Trigger Point Therapy is recognised as an effective treatment for pain.The main reasonbehind its success appears to be related to chronic pain patterns. The establishment of chronic painpatterns occurs within a few months of an injury. Once established, these pain patterns are difficultto reverse by other conservative treatment techniques. Trigger Point Therapy is often very useful inbreaking this pain cycle. In particular, Trigger Point Therapy is useful when other forms oftraditional western treatments have failed to fully eliminate your pain. In our experience, TriggerPoint Therapy is very useful in the relief of:
Stretching is the deliberate lengthening of muscles in order to increase muscle flexibility and joint range of motion. Stretching activities are an important part of any exercise or rehabilitation program. The top five benefits of stretching include:
- Increased flexibility and joint range of motion.
- Improved circulation.
- Better posture.
- Stress relief.
- Enhanced coordination.
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