Is a type of massage designed for active people who are involved in athletic activities. Engaging in sports is harsh on the body and can often lead to pain, Discomfort, Injuries both short and long term.
Sports Massage enhances performance and prolongs a sports career by helping to prevent injury, reduce muscles/joint pain/swelling in the body, relax the mind, increase flexibility, and dramatically improve recovery rates.
Sports Massage is also highly effective in aiding the rapid recovery of an athlete from an injury by encouraging greater kinesthetic awareness and in turn promoting the body's natural immune function.
Fighters push their body abilities to the limit both in training and in competition. Receiving Sports massage on a regular basis will decrease muscle tension, increase Range of motion, and will allow the athletes to train harder, and more often
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Joint Manipulation and mobilisation
This technique is often use in manual treatment, as it gently moves, seprates, stretches joints, and tissues around them.
It is an extension of joint mobilisation.
This technique is characterized by the "click" or "pop" sound. That sound is a result of something called "cavitation".
When a joint manipulation is applied, the therapist "separates" the articular surface of the joint, which reduces the pressure within the joint creating that tipical sound.This is simply due to gas escaping the joint.
A sensation of relief is often felt immediately after the technique.
It is used to unlock joint, help musculoskeletal pain and improve the range of motion.
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Taping and Srapping
The technique was developed by Japanese doctor Kenzo Kase more than 30 years ago. The adhesive strapping is designed to provide muscle and joint support without restricting movement.
The tape is made out of a breathable skin friendly material.
When applied to the wanted area the tape gently lift the skin, therefore reducing local pressure, enhancing circulation and lymphatic flow. The end result, it a decrease of pain and swelling.
Cut into different shapes (X,I,Y), and applied with different amount of tension, it can be used to promote pain relief, reduce swelling and inflamation, support joints, help tired muscles, reduce Headaches, ease up Joint conditions.
Strapping is a a tehcnique mostly used to stabilise injuted or unstable joints.
It can be a useful technique to use to prevent injuries or further injuries on an already affected area.
The tape can not be consider as a treatment modality on its own and will achieve full potential if used in addition to manual therapy.
Is a therapeutic technique consisting of inserting fine steriles needles to particular points on the body in order to sollicite a specific healing reaction.
Medical acupunture, also known as Western acupuncture or Dry Needling
It is an adapted version of Traditional Chinese Acupunture using current Medical, anatomical, physiological and patholigical knowledge.
It does not rely on the 'Ying and Yang" energy system, but focuses on influencing the nervous system in order to obtain an overall positve effects on the whole body.
Medical acupuncture is often use to help : Heaches, Migraines, Muscles and Tendon pain, Morning sickness, Joint pain, Post Operative pain...
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low impact and stability training
The exercise are simple to perform, using resistance bands and body-weight (lights weights are often used as well) but they are challenging and will help to develop muscle growth, have a positive impact on the nervous system, prevent reoccurring injuries, strengthen core muscles.
The Jensen Method have been developed by lead Chiropractors and Rehabilitation experts.
It provides the correct amount of stress on the body in order to illicit change on the muscular and nervous level, and is a very safe way of training.
Is a specific type of training which does not involve any high impact activity.
Reoccurring injuries can be linked to poor fitness and movement foundations. This type of will help your built a strong and table body which, in the long term, will allow you to go back to playing sports, be injury free, increase your quality of life.
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