Month: August 2021

Aquatic Therapy: Making Waves

Aquatic Therapy is a form of physical therapy performed in the water to assist in unloading the body during exercise to promote movement with reduced pain and difficulty. The unique properties of water help reduce compressive forces through the joints, reduce inflammation, and promote muscle relaxation resulting in improved pain-free movement. Aquatic therapy is a […]

What is Cupping Therapy?

Cupping therapy is an alternative form of medicine and is perhaps better known as traditional Chinese Medicine, like acupuncture. Cupping is much like the inverse of massage – rather than applying pressure to muscles, it uses gentle pressure to pull them upward by using negative pressure. There are 3 main types of cupping: dry/fire cupping, […]