Body Manipulation Therapies

Hands are the most valuable diagnostic and therapeutic tool in body manipulation therapies. Whether treating the body as a whole or in its individual parts, mechanical manipulation is used to realign or properly restructure components. The goal of body manipulation practitioners is to diagnose misalignments, and, by manipulating hard and soft tissue, bring the individual…

[Continue reading]

Therapeutic Touch

Healing through physical touch conveys a sense of companionship, comfort and communication. Therapeutic Touch is based on the belief that a universal life force is at the core of all living things. This life force projects a field of energy that does not stop at the skin’s surface but continues to radiate around the body….

[Continue reading]

Night splints for plantar fasciitis

Here we discuss how night splints may help you alleviate the pain you experience from having plantar fasciitis.  These splints are designed to elongate and stretch the plantar fascia ligament to reduce inflammation and swelling, especially while you lay sleeping.  There is debate as to how effective night splints are, as they do not do…

[Continue reading]