The first stage when you come to see us will be to conduct a biomechanical assessment. We will examine the body carefully considering the structure, alignment, strengths and weaknesses. We will then create a tailored package best suited to your recovery or needs. The below includes some of the methods we may use.
Recovery is an important part of helping with everyday stress but also an active lifestyle.
Through our various recovery treatments we aim to positively influence the inner layers of your muscles and connective tissues.
It is also used as a preventative measure that can reduce future potential risk of injury and illness.
Your recovery treatment sessions will all be tailored to you as well as your specific and individual requirements
Acupuncture involves the insertion of very thin sterile needles through your skin at strategic meridian points on your body, following a medical diagnosis.
It involves stimulating sensory nerves under the skin and in the muscles. This results in the body producing natural substances, such as pain-relieving endorphins.
Traditional Chinese medicine explains acupuncture as a technique for balancing the flow of energy or life force — known as chi or qi (chee) — believed to flow through pathways (meridians) in your body.
Spinal manipulation, also called spinal manipulative therapy or manual therapy, is most effectively used in combination with exercise, and physical therapy.
It's designed to relieve pressure on joints, reduce inflammation, and improve nerve function. It's often used to treat chronic and acute - back, neck, shoulder, and headache pain.
Spinal manipulation can also help you improve your flexibility. If used along with exercise, you can further strengthen and improve your symptoms.
Cupping is a type of alternative therapy that involves placing cups on the skin to create suction. The suction may facilitate healing with blood flow.
Restoring balance between these two extremes is thought to help with the body’s resistance to pathogens as well as its ability to increase blood flow and reduce pain.
Cupping increases blood circulation to the area, relieving muscle tension, which can improve overall blood flow and promote cell repair. It may also help form new connective tissues and create new blood vessels in the tissue.
Infra Red Therapy
Infrared therapy enhances cell regeneration. Infrared light is delivered to the site of injury or inflammation at certain wavelengths, promoting cell repair.
The key characteristic of infrared light is its ability to penetrate even the deep layers of the skin, providing better pain relief.
The therapy is safe and natural, which provides treatment for various health conditions like muscle pain, joint stiffness, and arthritis.
Fascial taping, also know as Kinesiology taping is a method of providing support to the structures of the body. The stretchy tape is laid on the skin using specific tension and positions to provide the required effect.
Its purpose of the provide pain Pain Relief by taking the strain off damaged muscles and tendons. It can also look to aid in reduction of swelling to help injury recoveryand also correct muscle activation patterns to improve movement.