Assessment and Treatment
The aim of an assessment is to find the root cause of the problem and correct it. This can involve a combination of; massage, trigger point therapy, soft tissue mobilizations and release, exercise therapy, joint mobilizations, posture analysis, Myofascial release posture correction, injury prevention, functional rehabilitation, flexibility training , acupuncture and cupping
Conditions treated range from;
Muscle injuries, Shoulder injuries, Achilles tendinitis, Iliotibial band syndrome, Joint injuries, Restricted flexibility, Arthritis, Tennis elbow, Shin splints, Muscle inactivity, Disk Herniation, Sciatica, Postural correction and more.
Medical Acupuncture (dry needling)
Is a safe, comfortable and effective approach to deal with pain and discomfort caused by; muscular issues, scaring, disc herniation, nerve pain, sciatica, numbness, tingling, IBS pain, headaches, migraines, arthritis, stress and anxiety
Alleviate the stress and tension which builds up in the body’s soft tissues. This can be due to physical activity, where injuries and lesions occur, due to overexertion and/or overuse, sport massage can effectively reduce symptoms, help reline posture, break down old knots, improve flexibility and more.
It can help prevent those niggling injuries that so often get in the way of performance and achievement,
It doesn't matter if you are an athlete, ardent keep fitter, a once a week jogger or neither.
Deep tissue massage
A deep tissue is a firm massage but not as intense as a sport massage. Your therapist will use firm pressure to manipulate the deeper tissues in the body, including the muscles. This will help in reduction of metabolic waste, help reduce muscle discomfort and help reduce some of the less stubborn knots and adhesion's. its is good to help reduce day to day muscle aches and pains.
Taping & Strapping
Taping and strapping is a method used to help support and protect joints and muscles and improve, or promote recovery .
KINESIOLOGY TAPE is a flexible adhesive tape that moves and contracts with muscles and skin, it lifts the skin creating a decompression promoting, blood flow, pain relief, muscle support, joint support, awareness to the affected areas. this promotes recovery, reduces discomfort, supports muscles and joints .
Strapping is a none flexible tape that is used to support or immobilize a joint
Is the mobilisation of the fascial tissue, this is not massage but still uses contact with the skin, it is very controlled and steady technique that requires specific training and experience to administer.
The fascia is a huge continuous tissue that covers our body from head to toe, it separates and holds muscles, tendons, nerves, blood supply, ligaments, skin, organs and joints in a position that allows our body to function; This fascial tissue very often becomes stiff and can restrict muscle and joint movement and position causing imbalances throughout the body which can cause an array of issue such as; postural problems, shoulder pain, lower back pain, stiff muscles and joints, breathing problems, sudden or unexplained sensations, headaches, gait issues and the list can go on.
Fascial problems make up 70% of our problems that we see as muscular.
Cupping pulls blood to a region to stimulate healing. It is effective at stretching tight fascia and muscles. Cupping helps the tissue develop new blood flow and promotes anti-inflammatory chemicals in the body. Cupping is generally painless
For correcting muscle imbalances that may cause injury or on-going symptoms of pain. This involves targeted and precise exercises aimed at gaining control and function of a muscle or muscle groups