Musculoskeletal Therapy uses a range of physical screening and testing, manual therapy and exercise techniques to treat pain and dysfunction of muscular, neural or joint origin.
Muscle, joint and nerve pain can arise from work related posture or repetitive movements, Injury, chronic or acute, post surgical mismanagement, postnatal rehab mismanagement and even emotional and psychological stress.
Techniques used in a typical one hour treatment include:
Biomechanical assessment and orthopedic testing:
(looking for dysfunctional movement patterns or testing for acute injury)
Remedial Massage and Myotherapy
Myofascial release - Massage of muscles and myofascial (connective tissue)
Trigger point therapy - Treating active trigger points and associated referral patterns
Non manipulative joint mobilisation
Western and Eastern Cupping
Orthopedic massage - Pre and post surgical
Lymphatic drainage - For oncology (lymphedema) or general health
Thai Yoga Massage
Stretch and pressure along organ meridians
Like chiropractic for your Fascia (connective tissue) tendons and motor reflex points (non-manipulative)
Myofascial Dry Needling
Western acupuncture for neuro/musculoskeletal treatment
Stretch & Yoga Therapy
Learn how to activate and co-activate muscles to produce a lengthened muscle using PNF (proprioceptive neuromuscular facilitation)
Programmes available or let us stretch you.
Yoga based movement rehab and yoga based breath rehab - specialising in anxiety and depressive disorders
Pregnancy Massage or Induction
Relaxation swedish massage or strong meridian style massage to induce labor or move bub
We treat "Growing pains", Osgood schaltters, scoliosis and "millennial posture" (i.e. Pain from chronic Ipad, phone and computer use)
We wont keep treating you if your're not getting better, and will help you to find someone else who can help.
Your Musculoskeletal Therapist has almost 2 decades of clinical experience and may use one or more of these techniques during a treatment.
A typical initial consultation is 50 mins and a follow up is half an hour.