What is Manual Therapy ?
Manual therapy, or manipulative therapy, is a physical treatment primarily used by Physiotherapists to treat musculoskeletal pain and disability; it most commonly includes kneading, manipulation of muscle, joint mobilisation.
Manual Therapy improves mobility in areas that are restricted; in joints, in connective tissues or in skeletal muscles.
What are the Benefits of Manual Therapy ?
The benefits of manual therapy are:
- treat pain
- increase range of motion
- eliminate inflammation
- induce relaxation
- enhance tissue repair
- improve stability
- facilitate movement and function