Swedish massage uses five styles of long, flowing strokes to massage. The five basic strokes are effleurage (sliding or gliding), petrissage(kneading), tapotement (rhythmic tapping), friction (cross fiber) and vibration/shaking. Swedish massage has shown to be helpful in reducing pain, joint stiffness, and improving function in patients with osteoarthritis.
Deep tissue Therapy
is applied to specific areas of the body concentrating on the deeper layers of the bodies soft tissues. It helps to reduce chronic conditions throughout the body using increased pressure and specif work.
are a broad classification of Manual Therapy techniques directed at improving musculoskeletal function, and improving pain] MET's are commonly utilised by Manual Therapists, Osteopaths, Physical Therapists, Chiropractors, Athletic Trainers, and Massage Therapists. Muscle energy techniques are used to treat somatic dysfunction, especially decreased range of motion, muscular hypertonicity, and pain.
The Physiokey (MDL 99276) uses high amplitude, high-density feedback-controlled pulse stimulation to the skin activating the body’s natural pain relieving and self-regulation mechanisms.
Who can be helped with Physiokey?
Those who have acute or chronic pain where nothing else has worked for them.
Those who have nerve numbness, pain, or burning that is not relieved by injections or medications.
Long-term problems from injuries.
Recent injuries or trauma to the body of any kind.