What is the role of a Manual Therapist?
As defined by Korr (1978) – Manual Therapy is the “Application of an accurately determined and specifically directed manual force to the body, in order to improve mobility in areas that are restricted; in joints, in connective tissues or in skeletal muscles.”
Through a rigorous health assessment plan, our highly qualified team of Manual Therapists at Body & Beyond will help you identify the cause of your health problem from its origins!
At Body & Beyond we endeavor to find the origin of your pain “If we can’t find it, we can’t fix it”
A hands – on technique is the main approach of a Manual Therapist, which involves manipulation and mobilization, myofascial release to treat soft tissues, relief pain through adjustments of spine and joints, release muscle tension, enhance blood supply, nerve supply and lymphatic drainage of the affected area.
Manual Therapists can treat different kinds of pain (neck, shoulder, back, knee, muscle, elbow..etc.), as well as different kinds of sports injuries. In addition to different heath relates issues such as: stress Incontinence, pregnancy and post labor, menstrual cycles, visceral pain, headaches and migraines, head trauma, arthritis and many other health related problems.
What does a Manual Therapist do?
- Mobilisation and manipulation of spine and joints
- Soft tissue techniques
- Traditional Chinese medicine
- Taping to protect joints and injured tissues
- Assessment and treatment of postural, pelvic and spinal alignment
What does a Manual Therapist treat?
- Illness and Injury Prevention
- Neck Pain and Whiplash
- Muscle Pain
- Head Trauma
- Headaches and Migraines
- Shoulder pain
- Elbow and hand pain
- Low Back Pain & sciatica
- Groin pain
- Hip pain
- Knee pain
- Foot and ankle pain
- Sports Injuries
- Urinary incontinence
- Pregnancy and post labor problems
- Menstrual cycle related problems
- Visceral pain
Get to see the right person
All of our team members are briefed and understand that you must see the right person for your injury. It makes no sense going to see a therapist who is not the best person for that injury. We try and ensure you are working with the right team early on.
Our team is capable of interacting with our existing medical support staff and coaching them to ensure a continuity of care that is unparalleled. Our technology allows us to communicate seamlessly with you and your current support team to get things sorted quickly.