After a discussion of your history, habits, and lifestyle – a systematic assessment is done to investigate the cause of any limiting pain, tension, or dysfunction. This involves movement screens, analyzing range of motion capabilities, muscle and joint testing, and thorough palpation of tissues and anatomical structures.
Appropriate techniques are used to improve movement and functional capabilities, including massage techniques, soft tissue therapy, and joint mobilizations. Helpful tools are utilized in areas of need, including acupuncture and cupping.
Contemporary Medical Acupuncture & Cupping
Eric has completed the McMaster Neurofunctional Acupuncture Program and also the advanced program – Neurofunctional Sports Performance Practitioner. He is currently in the Instructor Program, and so often utilizes this powerful tool to help decrease pain and improve movement capabilities. Cupping is another tool Eric sometimes uses to help decrease tissue tension and sensitivity.
Proper exercises are given and are essential to reinforce improvements made in Treatment. As movement capabilities are restored, exercises promote correct muscular function and are the keys to prevent re-injury and maximize performance.