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Malvern East 3145

 

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Soft Tissue Servcies

 

Soft Tissue treatments can aid in the prevention and recovery of injuries. Treatments augment the healing process and reduce pain and stiffness of the affected area(s).

 

At Waverley Road Myotherapy, our highly qualified Soft Tissue Therpaist Coline Loret is trained to assess and treat physical illnesses, injuries and disabilities with a range of therapies. Her treatments are focused and specific so that you can achieve the best results.

  


 

Dry Needling

 

Dry needling is a technique that can be used to treat a variety of  musculoskeletal  problems, myofascial pain and joint/muscle dysfunction. It is a highly effective form of treatment and is aimed at reducing pain and increasing movement/ blood flow to a muscle or joint. Dry needling involves inserting a small thin filament needle  (generally 2mm width) into the skin and a myofascial trigger point. Trigger points develop as a result of general daily activities, such as; sport, poor posture and repetitive stress/work tasks and can cause referral pain patterns and discomfort.

  

 


 

Myofascial Cupping Technique


Myofascial Cupping is a form of myofascial release and trigger point therapy. The application of slightly pressurised (ie suctioned) cups helps to lift and separate soft tissue (muscles & fascia), allowing for improved fluid movement and nutrient supply to the soft tissues. This triggers tissue detoxification, and improves range of motion of the affected tissue(s).

 



Neurodynamics

 

Neuro-mobilization is a conservative treatment that aims to treat neural disorders that involve numbness, tingling and sharp nerve pain. Neurodynamics incorporates various mobilising techniques and can include patient education/ home techniques. Neurodynamics offers a fresh understanding and management strategies for common syndromes such as plantar fasciitis, tennis elbow, nerve root disorders, carpal tunnel syndromes and spinal pain.

 


 

Myofascial Release (MFR)


MFR is a soft tissue therapy that is used for the treatment of skeletal muscle immobility and pain. This therapy aims to relax contracted muscles, improve blood and lymphatic circulation, and to stimulate the stretch reflex in muscles.


 

Trigger Point Therapy/ Soft Tissue Massage

 

This modality focuses on the exceedingly contracted points in our muscle fibers, which are painful upon compression and which may cause refered pain and tenderness to another area in the body. The focused treatment of trigger points ccan assist in the management of chronic pain symptoms that are difficult to fix.

 

A trigger point/ "pressure point" therapy session involves locating, deactivating and lengthening the affected muscle and restoring normal range of motion adn function.


 

Joint Mobilization

 

Joint Mobilization (when indicated) can relieve pain, and improve mobility and function. Mobilization techniques are gentle movements applied to any joint to ease pain, improve mobility and restore function

 


 

Sports Massage


A sports massage is a type of therapy geared towards active individuals, usually those who present with common strains resulting from strenuous exercises and movements. Sports massage assists in reducing the risk of injury, cools the body down after exertion and helps enhance the overall physical performance of an athlete by increasing overall motion and flexibility. Whether you are looking to keep an active lifestyle or reach your sporting potential, regular sports massage may be vital to your success.



Excercise Prescription

 

Exercise is used to stretch, relax, strengthen or improve co-ordination and endurance of muscles as well as for specific and overall fitness training. Exercise(s) may be used to help maintain your health and help prevent injuries in the future.