This is an advanced training for athletes that aim to work specific and major muscle groups for a given sport, with a preventive physical therapy vision of injuries and also improving important aspects such as coordination, balance, reflexes, among other characteristics to improve the overall environment for that individual to exceed in the desired competitions.
There are 38 remedies in the Bach remedy system. All of them were discovered in the 1920s and 1930s by Dr Edward Bach, a well-known bacteriologist, physician and pathologist.
Each remedy is associated with a basic human emotion. Mimulus, for example, is the remedy for when we are anxious or afraid about something specific. Taking the remedy helps us overcome our fear and face it with courage.
Have you ever thought of getting the benefits of Global Postural Reeducation, the famous RPG, and Pilates and traditional physiotherapy all at once? This is the goal of the Functional RPG, technique created by Dr. Sarah Brandão.
The result of the combination: tones and tightens the muscles and improve posture memory. By strengthening the global muscles, it also improves posture, keeping it healthy longer by strengthening specific muscles like the paraspinal, for example.
Cupping therapy is an ancient form of alternative medicine in which a therapist puts special cups on your skin for a few minutes to create suction.
Postoperative care is the care you receive after a surgical procedure. The type of postoperative care you need depends on the type of surgery you have, as well as your health history. It often includes pain management and wound care.
Therapeutic massage seeks to obtain a therapeutic benefit. While therapeutic massage is often relaxing, the end goal of the session or series of sessions is not relaxation.
In myofascial pain syndrome, pressure on sensitive points in your muscles (trigger points) causes pain in seemingly unrelated parts of your body. This is called referred pain.
Technique physical therapist use (where allowed by state law) to treat myofascial pain. The technique uses a “dry” needle, one without medication or injection, inserted through the skin into areas of the muscle, known as trigger points.
Auriculoacupuncture is a form of medicine based on the idea that the ear is a microsystem which reflects the entire body, represented on the auricle, the outer portion of the ear. Conditions affecting the physical, mental or emotional health of the patient are assumed to be treatable by stimulation of the surface of the ear exclusively. Similar mappings are used in many areas of the body, including the practices of reflexology and iridology.
Pilates is a low impact system of FLEXIBILITY and STRENGTHENING exercises that emphasize the CORE muscles (abdominal, gluteal, and back musculature). This method is used to improve alignment, balance, and coordination.
Chiropractic is a drug-free, surgery-free health care system in which doctors treat the root cause of pain rather than just the symptoms of a condition. Chiropractic is non-invasive, safe and completely natural.
Osteopathy is a type of alternative medicine that emphasizes massage and other physical manipulation of muscle tissue and bones. Its name derives from Ancient Greek "bone" and "sensitive to" or "responding to".
Nerve Mobilization is a way of thinking about the body that uses the nervous system as a frame of reference. This is often helpful whenever one is experiencing tingling, numbness and other “nervey” sensations.
The McKenzie Method of MDT is a reliable assessment process intended for all musculoskeletal problems.