Modalities

Functional Training

Functional Training

Functional training is something that everyone can benefit from. As the name suggests, functional training is a kind of fitness routine that focuses on helping people to become more functional in day to day life. It focuses on purposeful movements and exercises  that allow people […]

Manual Traction

Manual Traction

Physical therapists and massage therapists often utilize a variety of “manual” techniques when they are working with their clients. Manual techniques are specially created movements that are designed to safely work with joints and the soft tissues throughout the body. Manual traction is one of […]

Proprioceptive Neuromuscular Facilitation

Proprioceptive Neuromuscular Facilitation

Proprioceptive Neuromuscular Facilitation, also sometimes referred to as “PNF” is a technique that is used primarily to increase flexibility and range of motion. In research studies, it has shown to be an effective method for improving active as well as passive range motions. It is […]

Stretching

Stretching

Stretching is an important part of maintaining muscle and myofascial health. It is something that can easily be done at home as a part of your maintenance routine if you know how to go about it the correct way. However, if you’ve developed an injury […]

Myofascial Manipulation

Myofascial Manipulation

Myofascial manipulation encompasses a variety of techniques that allow massage therapists to improve muscle mobility, reduce pain, among other things, by working on the myofascial tissue. The massage therapist is able to “manipulate” the myofascial tissue to restore comfort and proper function of the area […]

Cupping

Cupping

Cupping is an ancient practice that has been seeing a resurgence in popularity in modern times, and for a good reason! Cupping can be useful for a variety of things like improving blood flow, reducing pain, reducing inflammation, and promoting relaxation. Cupping therapy works through […]

Reiki

Reiki

Reiki is a complete healing system that originated in Japan and was brought to the public by Mikao Usui in 1927. It is a form of energy healing that utilizes universal life force energy to bring relief and healing to a variety of ailments. We […]

Trigger Point Therapy

Trigger Point Therapy

Pain has the power to spread throughout the body when tight areas, known as “trigger points” develop in the muscles and go untreated. Myofascial trigger points are more commonly referred to by the general public as “muscle knots.”  As the name suggests, trigger points trigger […]

Deep Tissue Massage

Deep Tissue Massage

Deep tissue massage is an excellent choice for people who are recovering from musculoskeletal issues. It is popular among those who have muscle strains and other sports-related injuries. Deep tissue massage differs from other massage techniques because the massage therapist uses slow, deep strokes over […]

Swedish Massage

Swedish Massage

Swedish massage is a great starting place for those who are curious about massage but are unsure of where to begin. It is one of the most commonly utilized massage techniques throughout the world, and for a good reason! Swedish physiologist Per Henrick Ling developed […]