All appointments are Private and last for 1 hour.
Physical Therapy Examination
After completing your medical, professional and activity history, your body structure, joint motion, strength, flexibility and functional movements will be analyzed to identify sources of pain. Hands on treatment will be performed to reduce symptoms, as well as a starting exercise program delivered and reviewed.
Advanced Manual Therapy
Specific hands-on techniques “mobilizations” for releasing tight joints and tissue. Based on your Physical Therapy Examination findings you will receive Advanced Manual Therapy including: joint, muscle and skin mobilizations, fascial releases, trigger point releases, manipulations and joint correction techniques.
Strength and conditioning exercises, stretching and breathing/relaxation techniques, core and functional joint stability training, balance and coordination exercises all to restore dysfunctional movement connections.
You will review the types of sports, training and daily activities. Your areas of muscle imbalances such as tightness and weakness are checked, as well as your sport technique, reflexes, and coordinated movements. Personalized exercises and training advice are given at the end of the session to prevent any further injury during training or future games and to promote career longevity.
You will review the types of dance, dance history and activities, and your areas of body imbalances will be pointed out as well as your dance technique and endurance addressed. Dance specific conditioning exercises are given ant the end of the session to prevent injuries during training, classes and performances and to promote career longevity.
You will review your running history, training methods, your feet and sneakers as well as your body mechanics will be checked while running on a treadmill. Any technique diversions will be further checked and appropriate body testing completed. Specific exercises and advice will assist in running more efficiently, to avoid injuries, and to promote running longevity.
Every active person involved with sports, martial arts, dance, theatre, etc, builds congested, tight muscles, strains and soft tissue injuries. It is recommended to do a deep sports massage and assisted manual stretching minimum every 2 weeks. This will assist in preventing loss of mobility, flexibility, increase recruitment of muscle firing for more strength, and prevent injuries to the tissues.
Manual Lymphatic Drainage is a light handed, rhythmical and relaxing technique developed to stimulate the lymph nodes and lymphatic system. It decongests blocked fluid and toxins to improve circulation, to promote healing, to reduce swelling and inflammation, and reduce pain in cases of: swollen and heavy leg syndrome, PMS Syndrome, post-surgery in the acute stage, a decreased immune system, pregnancy, engorged and plugged ducts during breast feeding and for decreasing anxiety and stress.
Calm Me Down
Craniosacral Therapy is a very light, steady touch therapy along specific bony points of the body that restore and normalize an imbalanced craniosacral rhythm. Craniosacral Rhythm is the expansion and contraction motion of the skull, brain and spinal cord during the production and re-absorption of Cerebral Spinal Fluid. Normal CSF Rates are 6-12 beats/minute. This technique assists in the body’s healing ability when faced with pain, fatigue, stress, anxiety and depression.
A far superior workout than Pilates! What do Lady Gaga, Madonna, Jennifer Aniston, Gweneth Paltrow, Julianne Moore, Naomi Campbell, Liv Tyler, Kim Cattrall, Naomie Harris, Shaquille O’Neal, Tiger Woods, Andy Murray, Mark Wilson, ALL have in common? They all do GYROKINESIS!
1 on 1 private Gyrotonic and Gyrokinesis Exercises offered at OrthoSomic. A circular and 3-Dimensional rhythmic, flowing movement method that opens energy channels in the entire body and increases functional strength for a fitter, leaner body type.
- Promotes a stronger and more flexible connective tissue
- Strengthens and elongates joints and muscles
- Increases flexibility
- Improves coordination and balance
- Strengthens the circulatory system
- Stimulates the nervous system
- Slows down the aging process by establishing internal connections and cell regeneration
Body Makeover Class
OrthoSomic offers Gyrokinesis classes in small groups (Maximum 3 people) with the mindset of giving more personal attention to your body and correct movement, and to help stay fit and healthy. To register for a class or to find out our hours and prices, contact us by phone or email.
Ask the Physio
Have an aching stubborn pain or ache that won’t go away? Have a question about your exercise routine or how to begin one that is appropriate for your body? Come in to get checked and tested. Get tips and safe recommendations for exercise.