What is Neuromuscular Therapy?
- Neuromuscular Therapy applies concentrated thumb/finger pressure to Trigger points to break cycles of muscle spasm and pain
- Neuromuscular Therapy is used to improve postural alignment, the functions of muscles, joints and biomechanics of the body
- Most treatment sessions end with some rehabilitation exercises and stretching
- Neuromuscular Therapy can be used in conjunction with other treatments such as dry needling and physical Therapy
How can Neuromuscular Therapy help you?
- Treatment for Neck & Shoulder pain can relieve headache’s and sensations that radiate down the arm/fingers
- Treatment for Lower Back pain can relieve sciatic type symptoms and radiating pain that can be felt in the buttocks and down the leg.
Often Dene’s clients who are suffering from chronic pain tell him they have been to other health-care professionals with little or no result. Using Neuromuscular Therapy Dene is often the first person to locate the cause of their radiating pain. He is then able to deactivate the trigger points.
The Concise Book of Neuromuscular Therapy a Trigger Point Manual, John Sharkey (2008)
“Neuromuscular therapy (NMT) is a physical (or manual) therapy specialising in the treatment of soft tissue pain and injury (including changes in sensation) it differs from medical exercise, which aims to provide graded physical activities with specific motor learning sequences to restore functional capacity and to reduce the risk of injury occurrence. NMT is innovative in that it combines the best selection of soft tissue treatment manipulation techniques developed by the last century pioneers in osteopathy, chiropractic, naturopathy, and trigger point therapy.