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What is physiotherapy?

Physiotherapy is a professional health care discipline that works closely with physicians and other health care professionals. One of the many different areas of physiotherapy ... Read more

What is deep tissue mobilisation?

Deep tissue mobilisation involves the application of manual techniques such as pressure, compression, bending, longitudinal gliding, cross fibre work, kneading, stretching and rolling the tissue.The ... Read more

What does deep tissue mobilisation do?

The intention of deep tissue mobilisation is to:         restore balance in the musculoskeletal system         restore balance in the nervous system         restore range of motion to ... Read more

What conditions does deep tissue mobilisation address?

Deep tissue mobilisation is effective for any conditions involving lack of mobility and/or pain in the soft tissue. ... Read more

What is soft tissue?

The soft tissue includes muscles, tendons, ligaments, nerves and fascia (connective tissue). ... Read more

What is fascia?

Fascia is a loose to dense fibroelastic connective tissue that is found throughout the body from the head, face, neck and trunk to the arms ... Read more

What is holistic massage?

At Hands on Physio, Holistic massage is a heart-centered, whole body approach to wellness. It is a gentle, flowing massage technique that is relaxing and ... Read more

What does holistic massage do?

Many of us experience stressful situations in our everyday lives. Chronically holding emotional, physical and mental stress unbalances the chemistry of the body which in ... Read more

What is manual lymphatic drainage?

Manual lymphatic drainage is a form of gentle massage therapy in which the physiotherapist stimulates the lymph fluid to improve its flow and efficiency. This ... Read more

What does manual lymphatic drainage do?

Manual lymphatic drainage assists with treating lymphoedema as well as other conditions and injuries that involve swelling of the tissues. This technique is also highly ... Read more

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