Soft Tissue Massage & Myofascial Release

At Geelong Performance Physio all our therapist are trained in a number of manual therapy techniques and can utilise these depending on your condition and your personal preference. These hands on treatments can be succesfully used to help with you pain, stiffness and function.

Soft Tissue Techniques

Remedial & Sports Massage – to relax soft tissues and muscle spasm and to help resolved delayed onset of muscle soreness (DOMS)
Deep Transverse Frictional Massage – short high intensity massage over a small area usually over a ligament attachment or tendon sheath aimed at improving blood flow and breaking down scar tissue.
Trigger Point Therapy – sustained pressure to local areas of muscle spasm.
Myofascial Release – a soft tissue technique that can help loosen tight and tense regions to restore normal length and function.
Manual Traction – Manual traction is a controlled, stretching of a joint to open up the joint space. It is commonly used in the neck region as well as the peripheral joints e.g. shoulder, elbow, wrist, hand, hip, ankle and foot.

What we can treat

Back Pain

Back pain is a common problem that effects most people at some point in their life.

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Tendons can cause significant pain for a number of reasons

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Arthritis is a common condition that causes pain and inflammation in a joint.

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Subacromial Impingement

Subacromial Impingement  is a painful condition of the shoulder with a number of causes.

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Shoulder Pain

Shoulder pain is a common problem with a number of different causes.

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Knee Meniscal Injury

A meniscal Injury of the knee can be treated in many ways.

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Arrange an appointment today to discuss further

We work in various locations around Geelong. Visit our locations page to find out what days we are near you.

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