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Physical therapy is the science that deals with the natural rehabilitation of physical ailments. It is based on natural means (movement, light, water, electrical current etc.) that are used only by certified physical therapy professionals. It evaluates, supports and reinstated the physical operation of the human body.
Physical therapy is a special kind of treatment that can be applied to patients of all medical specialties (Orthopedics, Neurology, surgery, neurosurgery, Cardiovascular surgery, pediatrics, pulmonary , urology etc.)
Swedish massage is one of the most widely known and popular forms of massage. It is based on massaging the muscled from head to toes in various ways. The manipulations improve blood circulation in the muscles and the joints. It is widely used for stress relieve purposes.
Recently, Swedish massage was proven useful for fighting recurring pain, muscle spasms, rehabilitation from sports injuries and headaches. Furthermore, it was proven useful as a therapy for stress and depression.
Acupuncture is an ancient practice that is becoming increasingly popular in the scientific community as well as in the general public during the past few years.
Acupuncture can be defined as a therapeutic method which is applied through the painless utilization of special thin needles in predetermined acupuncture points in the skin, aiming in the healing of several maladies.
The history of acupuncture begins over 5000 years ago in prehistoric China. The first piece of literature that makes direct reference to acupuncture is the so called “Yellow emperor’s Classic of Internal Medicine”, by Huang Ti Nei Jing. This is the first acupuncture textbook that documents medical practices that existed ages before its publication.
Acupuncture never seized to exist in China and is still applied as part of the official medical practice of the country.
In the West, however, it was treated as “hoax” up until a few years ago.
This changed with the first clinical trials of acupuncture by Universities of the West which produced phenomenal results!
Now acupuncture is treated as a respected discipline in the West and many medical schools in Europe and the U.S. have made it part of their official curriculum.
Electro – acupuncture (needle free) is a modern, clinically proven natural treatment that helps in the preservation of normal body function and purifies the organisms defense and healing centers.
It is based on the principles of Traditional Chinese Medicine and this is why the core philosophy of electro-acupuncture is identical to the one of acupuncture and only differs in application.
Reasons that make electro-acupuncture a preferred treatment:
” Customers/patients avoid needle piercing. (many have phobias.)
” It can measure the so-called “invisible energy.”(Test V.C.)
” Provides the patient/customer with the exact amount of energy.
” The amount of 10 Hz that it uses coordinates people with the environment and prevents diseases.
” Helps the brain operate in the so-called Apha waves (10 Hz) that are beneficial to humans. Beta Waves (14 Hz) are the state of impatience, nervousness, Theta waves (4-8 Hz) bring fear and oppression, while Delta waves (0, 5- 6) bring total relaxation and sleep.
” It does not injure the skin tissue.
The so called esthetic (or cosmetic) acupuncture is a sub-category of the well-known Chinese acupuncture that deals exclusively with the improvement of human tissue condition. (Facial, cellulites, breast improvement etc.)
It is an alternative to plastic surgery and constitutes a natural, non surgical treatment that can give sparkle to the face and significantly reduce and delay the skin aging process!
Cosmetic acupuncture has a very unique attribute that constitutes its greatest advantage: It does not simply cover up wrinkles, it cures them!
According to Traditional Chinese Medicine, the condition of one’s face is a very accurate representation of the condition of his/her system. Contemporary acupuncturists know that acupuncture acts through the nervous and endocrine systems by restituting all kinds of malfunctions. Many wellness centers in Europe and the U.S. use Cosmetic acupuncture as a means of holistic esthetic treatment and many celebrities have benefited from using this therapy.
Reflexology is an ancient method that became particularly popular during the 20th century. It is based on massaging and pressuring the upper and lower extremities.
According to the Association of Greek reflexologists, reflexology is a science that is based on reflex points in the feet and in palms, each of them reflecting a specific part or organ in the human body. It is also called “zone therapy” because it based on the principle of 10 reflex zones that transcend the body and end to the feet and palms, where the reflexologist practices his techniques.
Reflexology operates in 3 levels, the nervous system, circulatory and lymph systems.
Thai massage is the traditional therapy of Thailand.
It is a floor massage and is only applied on a special floor mattress. No oil is used and both the therapist and the customer should wear comfortable clothes.
Thai massage has two special features; stretching and pressure. It is like a passive manipulation of the body, in order to enhance flexibility, tone up or relax the body and expand the mental horizons.
Thai massage can be seen as the simulation of a “tango” where the therapists lead the customer the way a leading partner lead in dancing!
Thai massage is especially beneficial to athletes and dancers because of the inclusion of stretching exercises.
Tibetan massage involves special manipulations along with the use of cupping.
It is a total body therapy, with the usage of Reflexology principles, pressure therapy, deep tissue massage and transversal massage.
The uniqueness of Tibetan massage is its combination with the usage of cupping of all sizes and materials in the body. The application of cupping increases the therapeutic outcome, depending on the ailment and the nature of the cupping.
There are cups made out of rubber, plastic, glass etc. Furthermore, cups with special needles that can be used as acupuncture instruments and be placed on certain Meridians.
Brazilian massage (Ruas Technique) was designed with the spinal cord as the focal point, although it is considered to be a total body massage.
It works with all body parts that are related with the spine and relaxation areas, phalanges, neck, shoulders, face and feet.
Brazilian massage uses oconut oil which is an excellent lubricant, as well as a superb skin care ointment.
This technique is based on Traditional Chinese Medicine, traditional chiropractic and deep tissue massage. (Ruas technique.)
Energy nutrition is a holistic treatment having psychosomatic balance as its ultimate goal.
Energy nutritionists provide rare and interesting information on our diet, focusing on the relationship of color, shape and taste of each food and how these factors affect our psychological and physical well being.
A large piece of energy nutrition can be traced back to the Ancient medicine, Hippocratic medicine combined with modern Western Medicine approaches.
The human Myoskeletal system as depicted in ordinary anatomy charts, shows only the superficial muscles.
Deep tissue massage is an advanced therapeutic approach through which we study and understand the structure and course of the muscle and connecting tissue that lie deeply and constitute the second or third layer of the muscular system.
Deep tissue massage is used to alleviate chronic motives of muscular tension. It uses slow groping; immediate pressure of rubbing usually to s specifically allocated area of the body. The therapist’s movements are usually directed to the base of the muscles, using fingers -particularly index fingers and /or elbows.
This massage is applied by using greater pressure than usual and in deeper layers of muscles, that is why it’s called “tissue massage.” Deep tissue massage utilizes the principles of muscular rehabilitation.
Reiki is the combination of two Japanese words, REI which means global-universal, and KI which means vital energy.
Hence, REIKI means “Universal Vital Energy.”
It is one of the simplest and most important self help methods. It constitutes the transference of Cosmic energy through the placement of the therapist hands to the patient. The ultimate goal is the balancing of the patient’s energy levels.
Reiki energy is neither positive nor negative. It is the combination of those opposites which, according to the Japanese, brings balance and energy flows unobstructed.
Reiki is compatible to all other forms of treatment. It acts in a supportive manner
Lymph massage is the predecessor of Swedish massage. While all kinds of massage indirectly pump blood to the lymph, the Lymph massage specifically targets the area , and ultimately helps the system discharge the so called “cellular garbage.” Therefore, this treatment plays a major role in the revitalization of tissue and the strengthening of the immune system
The so called trigger points are parts of muscles that have sustained injuries in their tissues. This injury mechanism creates trigger points, which are hyper sensitive muscle points and are, either pain free when pressured when tbey are active, or cause pain along the course of the nerve that neutralized the relevant muscle.
Therapeutic intervention in restoring trigger points included vertical pressures , special manipulations, massage with ice and stretching.