Soft Tissue Therapy
Soft tissue therapy is a modality designed to treat injured muscles, tendons, ligaments and other connective tissue complaints. The general premise behind soft tissue therapy is to breakup scar tissue and fascial adhesions to restore normal, pain-free range of motion. What separates this technique from others is that each movement is specific for the desired anatomical tissue being treated.
What injuries does soft tissue therapy treat?
Soft tissue therapy has been shown to be an effective way of treating a number of acute and chronic health related injuries that affect the majority of Canadians. These include but are not limited to neck pain, low back pain and headaches. In regards to headaches soft tissue therapy has proven effective in treating variety of different headaches, such as: tension and cervicogenic.
What other injuries does soft tissue therapy treat?
- Tennis elbow (lateral epicondylitis)
- Golfers elbow (medial epicondylitis)
- Achilles tendinopathy
- Plantar Fasciitis
- Patellar Femoral Pain Syndrome
- Back pain
- Shin splints
- Rotator cuff injuries and other shoulder pathologies
- Knee problems