Muscle Work

Dr. Rachel uses a variety of several different types of soft tissue work to help get the patient the best results including:

  • PNF- Proprioceptive Neuromuscular Facilitation is an advanced form of flexibility training that involves both stretching and contracting the muscles.
  • PIR- Post-Isometric Relaxation also uses a stretching and contracting pattern to improve flexibility and decrease spasm.
  • Active and Passive Myofascial Release where the muscle is contracted and stretched during contact.
  • Gua Sha- is a tool used to break down scar tissue and enhance soft tissue mobility.
  • Ischemic Compression-  A form of  trigger point therapy

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