Manual Physical Therapists use skilled, therapeutic touch to facilitate your body’s healing process. This Body-work combines the therapists anatomical knowledge with experienced tactile skill to promote your bodies healing process. Through Manual therapy techniques your therapist gains information from the body systems including: fascial restrictions, muscle tensions, craniosacral system rhythms, visceral patterns, lymphatic congestion, joint restrictions, postural holding patterns, inﬂammatory processes, and respiratory patterns. This work gives insight into the root cause of your symptoms, highlights where the primary work should be directed, and greatly assists your body’s return to health.
A gentle, non-invasive hands-on approach that integrates understanding of anatomy, embryologic growth development and body system movements. This manual technique provides a means of assessing and treating the body system related to the cerebrospinal circulation and the delicate membranes of the brain and spinal cord, and addresses the bones of the head, spinal column, and sacrum. These techniques assist whole body alignment releasing restrictions from the sacrum to the cranium and enhancing the function of the central nervous system. By supporting the body’s innate ability to heal itself, this therapy is effective for a wide range of medical problems. It works on all ages of clients from pediatrics to geriatrics.Type of diagnoses:
Post-concussion problems, Headaches/migraines, Acute injury, Chronic Neck/Back pain, Pelvic ﬂoor pain/dysfunction, Postpartum care, Tailbone/Coccyx pain, Spinal Stenosis, Central Nervous System disorders, Brachial-Plexus injuries, Joint/orthopedic problems, Chronic Fatigue, Fibromyalgia, Sinusitis,TMJ, post-surgical issues, birth trauma, PTSD, and stress.
Craniosacral therapy is very helpful when you have sustained a trauma. Trauma may come from falling, a car accident, illness, abuse and more.
This manual technique integrates understanding of internal organ anatomy, physiology and their inherent movement patterns. This practice evaluates and treats movement patterns and fascial restrictions of and around internal organs. Visceral organ issues can cause pain, constipation, urinary issues, difﬁcult menses, bloating, poor digestion and other problems. This hands on approach encourages return of pain free normal movement and function of internal organs. Abdominal restrictions and adhesions may develop following abdominal surgery, illness, caraccidents and whiplash, prolonged postural malalignment, radiation, chemotherapy, pregnancy, or illness. The goal of Visceral manipulation is to improve organ health and vitality improving function and reducing pain.Type of diagnoses:
Pelvic pain, Endometriosis, Abdominal pain/bloating, Post-partum/ pregnancy, Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS), Heartburn, GERD/Acid Reﬂux, digestive complaints, Neck pain, Shortness of breath, Chest Pain, Knee pain, and more.
Lymphatic Drainage Technique (LDT)
LDT is a gentle hands-on approach used to assist your Lymphatic system. Your lymphatic system is found throughout the entire body and serves as a natural ﬁltration system. It cleanses waste and debris (including germs, toxins, chemicals, proteins and other foreign substances) from our body ﬂuids. Lymphatic vessels follow the circulatory system, but the network begins just under the skin moving deeper towards larger nodes and eventually draining into the heart, kidney and bowel. LDT works through gently stretching skin then pumping nodes. Lymphatic vessels respond by increasing the movement of water, waste and debris systemically. Lymphatic ﬂuid movement can also be enhanced through deep exhalation exercises.Type of diagnoses:
post injury, post-surgical, post-radiation, post ‘plastic-surgery’, Chronic Fatigue, Chemical Sensitivity, post concussion, general malaise and other illnesses.