Manual

Therapy

For back and joints issues

Spinal and joints manipulations are often used by chiropractors, osteopaths, doctors, naturopaths or physiotherapists. Treatment is generally safe if is performed by the trained practitioner.

 

Spinal manipulations are passive techniques applied to the spine or joints, to reduce tension, free the nerves, improve range of motion, restore blood flow and release 'natural painkillers' - endorphins.

 

The therapist put the patient in a specific position and with quick 'thrust' adjust the spine or joints. Adjustment often is accompanied by 'pop or cracking' sound within synovial joints.

 

The spinal mobilisation has the same goal by the application is different. Using repetitive springing motions,  challenging the position of the restrictive barrier, what enhance joint functions.

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Indications for

Manual Therapy:

  • Achilles tendon pain 

  • ITB / Runners Knee

  • Lower back pain/sciatica

  • Scar tissue adhesions

  • Post surgery rehab (both remedial exercises and soft-tissue restoration)

  • Plantar fascitis

  • Calf strains

  • Tennis elbow, golfer's elbow

  • General muscular aches and stiffness

  • Athletic and sports-related overuse injuries

  • Chronic pain conditions

  • Whiplash and neck pain

  • Frozen Shoulder

  • Tennis Elbow

  • Muscle Spasms

  • Fibromyalgia

  • Hip Pain

  • Knee Pain

  • Repetitive Strain Injuries

  • Concussion

  • Many other neuromusculoskeletal conditions . . .

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