TECHNIQUES WE USE
At Vitality Physiotherapy, the focus is on formulating a diagnosis through careful review of the symptoms and clinical examination. Thereafter, we formulate a bespoke treatment plan which may include a wide range of physiotherapy techniques.
Physiotherapy attempts to address the illnesses, or injuries that limit a person’s abilities to move and perform functional activities in their daily lives.
Myofascial trigger points, also known as trigger points, are described as hyper-irritable spots in the fascia surrounding skeletal muscle.
Dry needling, also known as myofascial trigger point dry needling, is the use of either solid filiform needles or hollow-core hypodermic needles.
Cupping is a type of Chinese massage, which consists of traditional chinese medicine physicians placing several glass “cups” (open spheres) on the body.
It is a hands-on treatment that attempts to alleviate muscle and connective tissue tightness by the use of very specific treatment positions held for 90 seconds.
Myofascial release (MFR) is an alternative medicine therapy that claims to treat skeletal muscle immobility and pain by relaxing contracted muscles.
Muscle energy is a direct and active technique; meaning it engages a restrictive barrier and requires the patient’s participation for maximal effect.