Scraping Therapy / Gua Sha

Scraping Therapy / Gua Sha

Background of Scraping Therapy Scraping Therapy (GUA SHA) is an ancient healing technique that origins from China thousands years ago. “Gua” means to scrape or rub. “Sha” is a reddish, elevated patch of skin. It involves palpation and cutaneous stimulation where the skin is pressured, in strokes, by a round-edged instrument, such as a ceramic…

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Traditional Chinese Medicine

Traditional Chinese Medicine

Background of Traditional Chinese Medicine Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) is one of the world’s oldest medical systems still widely practiced today. It is a unique and independent medical system which originated in China and developed through the centuries, imbued with the spirit of Chinese civilization and culture. For thousands of years, Traditional Chinese Medicine has…

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Ultrasound Therapy

Ultrasound Therapy

Introducing Ultrasound therapy Ultrasound therapy is most often employed in sports medicine to stimulate cell growth and accelerate the healing process. It’s even useful for helping along fractured bones. Therapeutic Ultrasound has a frequency range of 0.75–3 MHz, at a frequency of 1 MHz is absorbed primarily by tissues at a depth of 3–5cm and is therefore…

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Electrotherapy

Electrotherapy

What is Electrotherapy Electrotherapy describes the use of electrical current to create an stimulative effect in the body. Physiotherapists use electrical currents at low levels to reduce the sensation of pain. It may work either by “scrambling” pain signals to mask feelings of pain or by causing the body to produce natural pain-killers called endorphins….

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Kinesiology Taping

Kinesiology Taping

What is Kinesiology Taping? Kinesiology Tape or Therapeutic Taple is also known as Kinesio tape is actually a Tex based non-latex tape with adhesive on a single side used in physiotherapy to treat a variety of orthopedic, neuromuscular, neurological and other medical conditions affecting the body’s muscles and joints. The tape is cut in a variety…

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Lymphedema Therapy

Lymphedema Therapy

Introducting Lymphedema therapy The goal of lymphedema therapy is to restore function, reduce physical and psychologic suffering, and prevent the development of infection. Lymphedema Management is conducted in two phases: Phase1: the Intensive Phase is focused on reducing the swelling as much as possible, and to start to break down any fibrosis which may have…

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