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Sports Massage, Physiotherapy, Osteopathy

Which Treatment can help a patient recover faster from Injury?

The truth is a therapist can not say that their therapy will benefit every patient they see, since patients respond differently to an injury. Where a sport massage and physiotherapy use Certain techniques as NMT ( Nuero muscular technique) and certain trigger points. This can be very beneficial to a patient who finds it too painful for a deep tissue massage & adjustment, NMT can allow certain muscles too drop and ease muscle spasms.

Physiotherapy is a wonderful therapy to help stimulate certain muscle groups that may have been used when resting post injury or surgery. The application of para-metrics (resistant band work) using dynamic tension to build these injured muscle groups back to optimum functionality.  Our physiotherapists use Acupuncture as well as other techniques that can stimulate muscle groups and quicken healing time.

What is Osteopathy?

  • is a highly skilled hands-on form of diagnosis and treatment
  • it is primarily aimed at the human frame, i.e. bones, ligaments, muscles, tendons, fascia.
  • Osteopaths are trained to locate strains, twists, inflammation, muscle tightness, etc., through hands-on palpation.
  • Osteopaths are trained in orthopaedic tests
  • Osteopaths assess posture, lifestyle and work habits which may be influential in the patient’s condition.
  • Osteopaths use x-ray and scan results where necessary.
  • Osteopaths learn human anatomy in great detail enabling them to treat with an understanding of what is going on beneath the skin.
  • Osteopaths are trained to pick up serious medical problems and know when it is not safe to treat.
  • Osteopaths use a wide variety of massage and manipulation techniques and treatment is targeted at the affected area of the body and aims to help normalise the tissues, e.g. loosen tight joints, correct twisted vertebrae, ease pain and inflammation.

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