Wellness Tips

How Can Electrotherapy Help Stroke Patients?

Electrical stimulation therapy—otherwise known as electrotherapy—involves attaching electrodes to the skin over a muscle. Once activated, it sends an electrical current through the muscle, causing it to contract repeatedly. This simulates using the muscle over and over to help re-educate the brain by building new neural pathways. This takes advantage of a principle called neuroplasticity:[…]

Deep Tissue Massage: Benefits, Treatment and What To Expect

Deep tissue massages are arguably the most popular massage treatment for people of all ages. Applying pressure and slow strokes to relieve and stretch deep layers of muscle and the fascia in the body. Breaking up the scar tissue in the skin and reducing muscle tension, deep tissue massages effectively promote the body’s healing and[…]

Physiotherapy’s Role When it Comes to Chronic Pain

If you suffer from chronic pain, then you know how debilitating it can be. You’re always on the lookout for a solution, and it can be tiresome and exhausting. Chronic pain is categorized as pain that lasts for three months or longer. There are different ways in which chronic pain presents itself, which include heightened[…]