Peer-reviewed medical research has shown that the benefits of massage therapy include; pain relief, relaxation, increase in mobility and range of motion and reduced trait anxiety and depression. In addition to the physical benefits of massage therapy, people can greatly benefit from the touch of another human being.
Acupuncture is a method of encouraging the body to promote natural healing and to improve functioning by stimulating the flow of “Qi” (pronounced chee). Qi can be influenced and balanced by stimulating specific points on the body. This is done by inserting needles and applying heat or electrical stimulation at very precise acupuncture points.
A Chiropractici adjustment is a highly skilled and precise movement usually applied by hand to a joint of the body. Adjustment is safe and painless and it loosens the joint to restore proper movement and optimize function.
When a joint is adjusted, a gas bubble escapes causing the popping noise you may have heard about.
In Your Home Therapy is proud to announce the addition of Chiropractic care to our extensive list of services in the Oakville and Burlington area. With additional towns to follow.
A Kin or kinesologist is the backbone or “Lumbar spine” if you will, of every Physio clinic. If you have ever acutly strained your shouler and been adminsitered ultrasound, you have worked with a Kin. If you ever been put on a rehab program, that person demonstrating how to fire your gluts, He or she is a Kin.
Massage can be difficult to define , it is much easier to describe. As we now know it, Massage can be defined as “the manipulation of the soft tissues (muscles, tendons, ligaments, fascia and skin) and joints of the body to gain a therapeutic response, aid in the healing process, and promote relaxation and well-being,”
The Origin of the word “Massage” can be found in many ancient languages and cultures lending further credence to the fact that the practice of “Massage” was truly an original compenoent of health care.