Soft Tissue Therapy with Dr. Grande
Dr. Grande, our licensed physical therapist at Grande Family Chiropractic: Nicholas Anthony Grande, DC, specializes in soft tissue mobilization, therapy, and MYO therapy — manual physical therapy techniques designed to target muscles, ligaments, and fascia for optimal recovery.
- Breaks down or reduces adhesions
- Improves range of motion
- Lengthens muscles and tendons
- Reduces swelling and edema
- Decreases pain
- Restores functionality
- MYO Therapy:MYO therapy, which stands for Muscular Yielding Oscillation therapy, encompasses a holistic approach to wellness by leveraging the intricate network of stretch receptors within the human body.
- Sustained Pressure: Directly pushing on restricted tissue and holding.
- Unlocking Spiral: Alternating clockwise and counterclockwise rotating motions on restricted tissue.
- Direct Oscillations: Rhythmic pushing on restricted tissue.
- Perpendicular Mobilization: Pushing on myofascial tissue at right angles.
- Parallel Mobilization: Pushing along the seams of muscles.
- Perpendicular Strumming: Rhythmic pushing along muscle borders followed by rubber of the top of the muscle.
- Friction Massage: Pushing across the grain of muscles, tendons, and ligaments.
Dr. Grande's expertise, grounded in extensive training in human anatomy and physiology, ensures the effective application of these techniques, leading to significant pain relief and improved functionality.