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Deep Tissue Massage Deep tissue massage is a type of massage aimed at the deeper tissue structures of the muscle and fascia, also called connective tissue. Deep tissue massage uses many of the same movements and techniques as Swedish massage, but the pressure will generally be more intense. It is also a more focused type of massage, as the therapist works to release chronic muscle tension or knots (also known as "adhesions.") Will A Deep Tissue Massage Hurt? It shouldn't hurt, but it's likely to be a bit more uncomfortable than a classic Swedish massage. You should always feel free to speak up if the pressure is...

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Physiotherapy Physio-Therapy/Modalities offered Ultra Sound: This is the use of high frequency sound waves which increase blood flow for increased nutrition and fuel delivery and to soften scar tissue and breakup adhesions. It also softens scar tissue and relieves pain. Electrical Muscle Stimulation: There are many different types of electrical stimulation for many conditions: Low Volt – used for reducing muscle spasm and pain relief. High Volt Galvanic – used for reducing muscle spasm. Russian Stimulation – used for strengthening muscles in "Pre"-rehab. Interferential – is electrical stimulat...

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Pilates Pilates and group exercise classes Core strength is the foundation of Pilates exercise. The core muscles are the deep, internal muscles of the abdomen and back. When the core muscles are strong and doing their job, as they are trained to do in Pilates, they work in tandem with the more superficial muscles of the trunk to support the spine and movement. As you develop your core strength you develop stability throughout your entire torso. This is one of the keys to how Pilates helps people overcome back pain. As the trunk is properly stabilized, pressure on the back is relieved and the body is...

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