Addressing the soft tissue of the body is an important aspect of healing and treatment of an acute or chronic injury. At Beyond Chiropractic the soft tissue (including muscles, tendons and ligaments) is examined for every patient and always addressed when necessary.
A ‘muscle scraping’ technique used to break up adhesions found in chronic injury sites. This technique has also been very beneficial for athletes to treat chronic injuries like tennis elbow or low back pain, but also for preventing injuries when a competition or tournament is approaching.
Trigger Point Therapy
A technique used to identify a small area of muscle in constant spasm creating a referred pain pattern. Trigger points can cause constant unrelenting dull achey pain when not identified and treated.
This time of year we’ll be seeing more kinesio-tape make it’s appearance on TV as the Summer Olympians are sporting their tape to treat or prevent injury. See here a picture of a patient’s upper arm that Dr. Heather taped.
Therapeutic massage involves using techniques to manipulate soft tissue to increase circulation, unwind the tension and restore balance and relaxation. We make every massage unique to the individual receiving it in order to best achieve his or her health goals.
Some of the many benefits include:
- Digestive disorders
- Insomnia related to stress
- Paresthesias and nerve pain
- Soft tissue strains or injuries
- Sports injuries
- Joint pain