Category: Manipulative/Body Based Therapies

Mind and Body Approaches for Pain

A review of evidence from clinical trials shows that a variety of complementary health approaches—including acupuncture, yoga, tai chi, massage therapy, and relaxation techniques—hold promise

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Acupressure

About Acupressure

Acupressure is a form a Chinese massage that is often described as “acupuncture without the needles”. Both practices involve working with the body’s vital energy,

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Manipulative/Body Based Therapies

About Physiotherapy

The treatment of physical dysfunction or injury by the use of therapeutic exercise and the application of modalities (heat, ice, ultrasound, laser, electrical currents, traction,

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Bodywork Therapy

About Bodywork Therapies

The term “body therapies” has traditionally been used to describe practices that involve physical treatments, or manipulations of the body, skeletal system, nerves or muscles.

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Manipulative/Body Based Therapies

About Massage

A general term for a number of techniques that involve manipulation of the muscles and connective tissues. Massage is used to relieve muscle tension and

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Chiropractic

About Chiropractic

The main focus of chiropractic is the relationship between the skeleton (particularly the spine) and the nervous system. Diagnosis is primarily based on physical examination

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Manipulative/Body Based Therapies

About Reflexology

Reflexology is a body therapy that involves the gentle application of pressure to key spots on the feet. Some therapists also work on the hands

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Manipulative/Body Based Therapies

What is Hot Stone Massage?

Hot stone massage has phenomenal mental and physical benefits. The hot stones improve blood circulation ,warms and relaxes muscles allowing deeper penetration.

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Manipulative/Body Based Therapies

What is Electrical Stimuli?

Muscle re-education following an injury is one of the main benefits of electrical stimulation Soothing electrical pulses suppress pain signals to the brain and encourage

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