Whether recovering from an injury, illness or surgery, physical therapy is the most often-prescribed course of treatment. I utilize a variety of techniques to help you achieve your healing goals faster.
Myofascial release (or MFR) is a soft tissue therapy for the treatment of muscle immobility and pain. This alternative therapy aims to relax contracted muscles, improve blood and lymphatic circulation, and stimulate the stretch reflex in muscles.
Mary Beth TAKES THE TIME to assess the real problems behind bodily pain. Whenever I have a back or leg or arm or neck issue that won’t resolve, I make an appointment with her. She always finds the solution, and recommends effective exercises to strengthen or relax the muscles involved. For years I was plagued by lower back and leg pain. Mary Beth figured out the problem and found the solutions in just a couple of sessions. SHE IS A GIFTED HEALER!!!!
I utilize a variety of techniques to determine soft tissue restrictions that can limit your recovery. I feel confident that I can assist your body in releasing these restrictions. This means you feel better faster and can to go back to the activities you love!
Strain Counterstrain Technique
Counterstrain utilizes diagnostic tender points to identify painful, reflexively protected and contracted tissues. Counterstrain practitioners remove painful, reflexive tissue contractions from the body via a gentle hands-on process.
Kathryn I. - Solvang
For patients who may be a fall risk, balance training is a great way to help them achieve stability and safety. A few simple exercises and techniques can literally be a life saver in the home or office.
Do you ever get a sore neck after working on your computer all day? Let me evaluate your workplace and highlight some adjustments to your work environment that will help reduce the chance or severety of a work-related injury. Sometimes a simple adjustment is all the prevention that is necessary to avoid productivity-draining pain.
Whether it's to prevent an injury, or just to improve your tennis game or running form, I can create a custom-designed wellness program for your specific goals.
A healing technique based on the principle that the therapist can focus energy into the patient by means of gentle touch, to activate the natural healing processes of the patient's body and restore physical and emotional well-being.