Imagine living with constant back pain that restricts you from completing your daily tasks. How would it feel to not be able to experience life to its truest potential because of these painful aches in your back? Many suffer from back pains on a daily basis and they have forgotten how to properly enjoy life. With a few specific movements and chiropractic treatments suggested by Proactive Chiropractic, it is possible to get deep into your tissues so that pain and discomfort can be eased.
Definition of Soft Tissue Chiropractic Manipulation
Soft tissues support, surround, and connect the hard tissues and organs. Your skin, tendons, muscles, ligaments, fat, and nerves are all examples of soft tissues.
Soft tissue chiropractic manipulation can be classified as the ultimate treatment that requires a series of interventions that can improve the condition of your soft tissues. This effective technique can improve oxygen supply and circulation of fluids while it relieves pain, eliminates swelling, and releases the tensions constricted in the soft tissues.
It is a physiotherapy technique that requires the movement of your soft tissues. There are other methods of soft tissue manipulation as well. The different methods used in soft tissue chiropractic manipulation are:
- Massage therapy
- Muscle energy technique
- Neuromuscular technique
- Trigger points release
- Acupuncture or cupping
- Deep transverse friction massage
What Conditions Can Be Treated with Soft Tissue Chiropractic Manipulation?
Soft tissue chiropractic manipulation is ideal for people with any type of musculoskeletal condition. When someone is affected with a musculoskeletal condition, there are other issues that follow it. It is common to experience inflammations in the muscles and feel a tightness or weakness in lengthening specific muscles because of the severe pain.
Benefits of soft tissue chiropractic manipulation
When you are getting soft tissue chiropractic manipulation done, your chiropractor will need to use manipulation techniques that will break the collagen fibers down and realign your body so the healing process can occur and scar tissues will be decreased. When the normal movements resume, the hypersensitivity in your muscles will be reduced which causes the cycle of pain to break.
The specific benefits of soft tissue manipulation are solely based on the severity of your symptoms and what type of manipulation is being done on you. The most common benefits are:
- Decreased hypersensitivity within the muscles
- Increased circulation and blood flow that will aid in the exchange of nutrients and elimination of toxins
- You will be able to “perform” to your highest potential with reduced tension
- You will have better posture
- You will have the opportunity to maintain the health of your muscles
- You will have ultimate relaxation