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

There isn’t much that tops the relaxation received from a nice massage after a stressful day at work. Most places utilize the benefits of aromatherapy in combination with their hand techniques to give you an experience that will seem to transfer you to a different world for awhile. This article is going to look at…

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Acupuncture

Acupuncture

Acupuncture is a form of traditional Chinese medicine that has recently gained attention in the Western world among patients, practitioners, and policymakers. Even though it has been around for many centuries, there is still a great amount of confusion surrounding it, which the following list will address. 1. What Is Acupuncture? Historical documents have indicated…

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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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Reflexology

Reflexology

What is Reflexology? The ancient Chinese practice of reflexology is a manual therapy focusing on the feet. Therapists believe that through millions of nerve endings, different areas of your feet and hands correspond to other parts of your body, and that massaging them stimulates your parasympathetic nervous system to heal itself. Benefits of Reflexology If…

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Custom Foot Orthotics

Custom Foot Orthotics

What is Custom Foot Orthotics? Foot Orthotics are custom-made supports (shoe inserts/insoles) for the foot that can be worn with any shoes – men’s or women’s, dress shoes or fitness shoes along with the more popular casual shoes. Orthotics are lightweight and thin; most wearers find that they do not even notice their orthotics as…

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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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