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A therapy using thin, sterile, stainless steel needles that are inserted at specific points in the body, causing a positive response in order to correct various ailments. The location and the application of the needles and the depth of the needle insertion is determined by the nature of the problem.
This technology utilizes laser diodes to irradiate diseased or traumatized tissue with photons. Photon particles of red and infrared light penetrate deep into tissue. Photons are absorbed by the mitochondria inside of cells leading to increased ATP production and stimulation of anti-inflammatory cell signals resulting in muscle relaxation, decreased pain, and reduced inflammation and swelling. It can also be used to increase cellular repair & tissue healing of damaged or degenerated muscles, nerves, cartilage, ligaments, tendons, and even bone!
The application of round vacuum cups over a muscular area, such as the back, to enhance blood circulation to the designated area. Helpful reducing muscle spasm, tightness, and discomfort as well as speeding up recovery time and improving muscle function.
An ancient Chinese therapy involving the application of a massage oil followed by long or short scraping strokes of the skin using a smooth-edged massage tool. This technique increases blood flow and microcirculation of soft tissues and can be helpful in addressing issues like chronic pain.
A therapeutic taping technique designed to provide support and stability to muscles and joints without restricting the body’s range of motion. Kinesio taping also can prolong the benefits of other in-office manual therapy techniques.
Chinese massage technique used to decrease muscle tension, spasm, ands trigger points to reduce pain and improve function and range of motion.