CRANIO SACRAL THERAPY: Cranio Sacral Therapy (CST) is a gentle, hands-on-approach that release tensions deep in the body to relieve pain and dysfunction and improve whole-body health and performance. It was pioneered and developed by Osteopathic Physician John E. Upledge after years of clinical testing and research at Michigan State University where he served as professor of biomechanics. Using a soft touch which is generally no greater than 5 grams-about the weight of a nickel - practitioners release restrictions in the soft tissues that surround the central nervous system. CST is increasingly used as a preventive health measure for its ability to bolster resistance to disease, and it's effective for a wide range of medical problems associated with pain and dysfunction.
ACUPUNCTURE: Acupuncture involves the insertion of extremely thin needles in your body. Acupuncture originated in China thousands of years ago, but over the past three decades its popularity has grown significantly within the United States.Traditional Chinese theory explains acupuncture as a technique for balancing the flow of energy or life force known as qi or chi (chee) believed to flow through pathways (meridians) in your body. By inserting needles into specific points along these meridians, acupuncture practitioners believe that your energy flow will re-balance. In contrast, many Western practitioners view the acupuncture points as places to stimulate nerves, muscles and connective tissue. This stimulation appears to boost the activity of your body's natural painkillers and increase blood flow.
SWEDISH MASSAGE: This is a technique that can improve circulation, promote general relaxation, provides relief from both physical and mental stresses and relieves muscle tension. This is usually a full body treatment and oil or lotions are used.
MYOFASCIA-NEUROMUSCULAR THERAPY: Applies concentrated finger pressure to "Trigger Points" - painful irritated areas in muscles - in order to break the cycle of spasm and pain. Often used to deal with pain.
OTHER TREATMENTS AVAILABLE:.
Muscle Pain Release.
Acupuncture at your request.
Cranio Sacral Therapy
DEEP TISSUE MASSAGE: As the name implies,releases the chronic patterns of tension in the body through slow strokes and deep finger pressure on contracted areas, either following or going across the grain of the muscles, tendons and fascia. Can be used for specific work or full body.
TRIGGERPOINT THERAPY: This is a systematic treatment of muscular trigger points, which are areas of hypersensitivity. It is used to break the cycle of spasm and pain and attention is directed at a specific area of the body.
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