DIAGNOSIS AND TREATMENT FOR MUSCLE DISFUNCTION

DIAGNOSIS AND TREATMENT FOR MUSCLE DISFUNCTION

Initial assessment Before hands on treatment can begin some time is spent just looking at the patient/client. Its important to observe how he or she walks, stands, sits, breathes, holds their hands, crosses his legs, reads intake forms, rubs his neck, carries a purse,...
Dry Needling for Myofascial Pain and Dysfunction

Dry Needling for Myofascial Pain and Dysfunction

What is dry needling Im often asked what’s the difference between Dry needling and acupuncture. They both involve puncturing the skin with thin needles to treat therapeutic ailments. While they both aim at providing pain relief (amongst other things) the...
The Benefits of Sports Massage for Runners

The Benefits of Sports Massage for Runners

FIND OUT HOW SPORTS MASSAGE CAN HELP YOUR RUNNING.   If you are a runner (or take part in any sport) sports massage therapy should be an integral part of your preparation and recovery plan. Massage does not only aid the injured runner, but also helps keep injuries at...
Why are my muscles tight?

Why are my muscles tight?

Muscles that feel tight are usually weak   This topic is not discussed enough in the health and sports industry, and could probably be used to describe most of my clients in some aspect or another. How often have we all heard that my hamstrings are feeling tight? What...