Posts made in March, 2015

Ultrasound

Posted by on Mar 4, 2015 in Health Tips/Information | Comments Off on Ultrasound

Ultrasound

Ultrasound is the deepest and most efficient of the deep heating therapy modalities. It combines deep heat achieved through the friction created by the sound-wave micromassage. The benefit of micromassage can be gleaned without causing heat, so ultrasound can safely be used to acute injuries.

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Trigger Point Therapy/ Myofascial Release

Posted by on Mar 2, 2015 in Health Tips/Information | Comments Off on Trigger Point Therapy/ Myofascial Release

Trigger Point Therapy/ Myofascial Release

When muscle tissue has been injured or damaged, movement may be uncomfortable. Muscles my even be sensitive to touch or pressure. As the tissue works to heal itself., inflammation occurs in the neuromuscular junction (the area of tissue where nerves and muscle fibers meet) can make the muscle sensitive and irritable. The muscle fibers respond to the irritation by twisting and contracting, making the area feel like a hard lump that may hurt to touch. This lump is called a trigger point. As the name indicates, pressing on this lump triggers pain either directly in the location touched or somewhere else. As anyone knows who has lived with trigger points, they can be a source of constant discomfort. Tripper point therapy used in conjunction with chiropractic adjustment of the spine and extremities is the best way to get relief from the discomfort these points cause.

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