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Pain or symptoms caused by muscle (myo) or fascia is described as myofascial. Myofascial pain is usually not specific and is often described by the patient as a 'deep ache', 'tightness' or 'tenderness' in an area. It can vary in intensity and radiate to other areas. Other symptoms can include reduced range of motion of muscles and joints, stiffness, fatigue, weakness, numbness or a tingling sensation. There are many other symptoms depending on the condition and patients can have one or many symptoms.
Common conditions that Myotherapy can treats include:
- Sporting & occupational injuries
- Stiffness & pain associated with poor posture
- Associated joint & vertebral dysfunction & pain
- Acute & chronic conditions affecting function & mobility
- Scoliosis / Kyphosis
- Headaches / migraines
- Acute and chronic stiff and painful neck
- Chronic overuse syndromes - tendonitis, RSI, tennis/golfer's elbow, carpal tunnel
- Acute & chronic back pain / 'sciatica'
- Shoulder pain, impingement syndrome, frozen shoulder
- Hand & finger numbness / tingling – thoracic outlet syndrome
- Knee, leg & foot pain – shin splints, patella tracking dysfunction, runners knee, ankle sprains
- Arthritis / Multiple Sclerosis
- Pregnancy – pre/post natal complaints
- Chronic fatigue syndrome, fibromyalgia
- Pain & dysfunction associated with stress & tension
- Rehabilitative stage of an injury or illness
NO FAULT MASSAGE - No-Fault sessions are for those involved in motor vehicle related accidents. A doctors script is required by most auto insurance carriers. No-Fault clients are generally seen 2 - 3x per week, depending upon the injury and total treatment plan. Payment is provided directly by the insurance carrier.
It Is Not Supposed To Hurt
A Deep Tissue Massage entails manipulation of the muscle layers and soft tissues in the body, It aims at the deeper tissue structures of the muscle and fascia by melting the soft tissue before reaching deeper layers. Most people believe Deep Tissue Massage should be painful to be beneficial and include very firm deep pressure, it is not supposed to hurt.
Deep Tissue Massage is a more focused type of massage to release knots, adhesions, and chronic muscle tension. Although more intense and a little uncomfortable, it should not be painful or excruciating. A “no pain, no gain” does not apply in massage therapy. Pain makes you tense up and unconsciously fight the massage, limiting the value of the bodywork you invested in. Deep Tissue Massage helps with headaches, chronic muscular pain, limited mobility and injury rehabilitation, especially chronically tense and contracted areas such as stiff necks or low back tightness.
A gentle massage geared toward relieving muscle cramps, spasms, and pain often encountered in the lower back, neck, hips, and legs during pregnancy. Safe semi-reclined and side to side positioning with body pillows used for comfort. Massaging the abdominal is optional.
FERTILITY MASSAGE - Massage for fertility is a very helpful natural fertility treatment that has been used for centuries all over the world. The great thing about fertility massage is it can be used in conjunction with traditional treatments; like in vitro fertilization. The use of fertility massage leading up to your IVF procedure may help to increase your success rate of implantation. Benefits include :
• Increases blood flow to the reproductive organs
• Nourishes follicles with fresh blood supply and oxygen
• Helps to break down scar tissue and adhesions
• Helps to resolve blockages in the fallopian tubes
• Re-aligns the uterus
• Relieves stress and anxiety
• Improves digestion and absorption of nutrients
• Reduces inflammation due to PCOS, cysts or fibroids
INFANT MASSAGE CLASS - Whether your baby is a newborn or several years old, massage can bring immediate and lasting results. Expectant parents who take infant massage instruction in advance are ready to begin this wonderful loving touch right from the start. Infant Massage is a very old parenting practice that has been modernized and is in active use today supported by evidence-based research. Infant massage is a bonding activity between parents and their children. In the most basic terms, infant or pediatric massage refers to the process of stroking the muscles of an infant using a variety of specialized massage techniques.
COUPLES MASSAGE - A great way to relax and rejuvenate both you and your loved one. Couples massage can be used as a way for you and a romantic partner, loved one or friend, to spend quality time together and become closer in your relationship. You and your partner may engage in a massage therapy session together in order to help each other feel more comfortable experiencing a massage; this is especially true if your partner is attending their first massage therapy session and will feel more at ease with you there.
FOOT REFLEXOLOGY - Based on the principle that there are reflex areas and energy zones on the feet that correspond to every muscle, bone and organ in the body. By using finger pressure on these areas, balancing changes can occur in the corresponding parts of the body. The effects of a reflexology session are pain and stress relief and deep relaxation. Reflexology works on the nervous system, cardiovascular system and acupuncture meridians.
REIKI - A gentle, non-invasive healing energy, has the capability of relieving pain, healing the body and reducing emotional trauma. For those with acute or chronic conditions, Reiki can provide significant pain relief, speed up the healing process and can be used in conjunction with traditional medicine. Reiki brings about body harmony, emotional and physical clearing. In addition to its healing capability, Reiki can also promote a greater sense of vitality while reducing stress.
CHAKRA BALANCING - Chakras are a centre of activity that receives, assimilates and expresses life force energy. They are responsible for a person's physical, mental, and spiritual functions.
INFRARED BODY WRAP - The Infrared Body Wrap is a therapeutic treatment which uses infrared heat energy (FIR) that penetrates 2 to 3 inches. The deep penetrating heat will help relieve chronic pain, improve joint mobility and increase blood circulation. The deep heat treatment stimulates metabolism and helps to reduce cellulite, burn calories, removed stored toxins and increase weight loss. as an add on or individual treatment.