Osteopath

Osteopath

What is Osteopath? Osteopath is a natural health care therapy and treatment, additional to other medical practices. It is favorable for almost everyone and could contribute to the treatment and assessment of a variety of conditions. Osteopaths mainly work through the musculoskeletal system, mostly on muscles and joints, using holistic medicine techniques and patient centred…

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Physiotherapy

Physiotherapy

What is physiotherapy? Physiotherapy is a non-surgical treatment to relieve and cure musculoskeletal injuries. It is a highly credible and natural medical treatment option offered to all human beings to improve quality of life. The primary focus of physiotherapy is the restoration of function. Physiotherapists assess and diagnose the problem, then plan and administer treatment…

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Back Pain

Back Pain

Common Symptoms and Causes of Back Pain Emerging gradually without incident, or suddenly and severely following a seemingly simple movement, back pain is the most common disability for those under the age of 45. Most often, these conditions arise after an acute injury, longstanding overuse, or due to poor posture. Causes of back pain include…

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Massage Therapy

Massage Therapy

What is Massage Therapy Massage is a holistic therapy best known for its soothing effect on both body and mind, boasting profound benefits to one’s health. Blood flow is improved and increased by the direct mechanical effect of rhythmically applied manual pressure and movement, where the stimulation of nerve receptors causes the blood vessels to…

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Acupuncture

Acupuncture

What is Acupuncture? Acupuncture is an ancient oriental medical practice used to treat illness and give pain relief. It involves the insertion of fine needles at precise sites (acupuncture points) on the body. Developed over 2500 years ago, acupuncture has stood the test of time. Today, acupuncture is a licensed and regulated healthcare profession in…

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Shockwave Therapy

Shockwave Therapy

What is Extracorporeal Shockwave Therapy? Extracorporeal ShockWave Therapy, (or ESWT), is a new technology that uses shockwaves to treat chronic, painful conditions of the musculoskeletal system. A shockwave is an intense, but very short energy wave traveling faster than the speed of sound. Extra-corporeal means outside the body and refers to the fact that the…

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Deep Tissue Massage/Tui Na

Deep Tissue Massage/Tui Na

What is Tui Na or Deep Tissue Massage Tuina literally translates as push and grasp and is a Chinese therapeutic massage or deep tissue massage; closely related to acupuncture in its use of the meridian system, Tuina is primarily focused on the meridians and points where Qi gathers and can be easily manipulated. It is…

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Cupping Therapy

Cupping Therapy

What is Cupping Therapy? Cupping Therapy is an ancient Chinese therapy in which a cup is applied to the skin and the pressure in the cup is reduced (either by heat or suction) in order to draw and hold skin and superficial muscles inside the cup. Sometimes, while the suction is active, the cup is…

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Neck Pain

Neck Pain

Common Symptoms of neck pain While neck pain (in the cervical spine) is less common than lower back pain (in the lumbar spine), however millions of people experience neck pain and/or related arm pain at some point in their life. with symptoms presenting either suddenly or gradually. Pain and stiffness can impair many facets of…

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Shoulder Pain

Shoulder Pain

Common symptoms of shoulder pain The shoulder is a mobile and flexible joint that is capable of lifting large loads. Pain and injury in the shoulder can be the result of several different conditions, including impingement syndromes, rotator cuff injury, shoulder instability or dislocation, frozen shoulder, or general wear and tear from sports or overuse….

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