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Common Injuries at PainPRO clinics

By | Injury Prevention, PainPRO News, Pain Info, General Pain Issues

General Areas of Concern and Modalities As a growing multidisciplinary clinic, painPRO Therapeutics offers various treatment modalities for an assortment of injuries that a patient may encounter. As we offer registered massage therapy, physiotherapy, chiropractic care, and kinesiology services, we provide additional clinical research and track statistics through treatment charting in order to analyze different kinds of outcomes. Injuries also…

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Massage Therapy and Cancer – Part 1

By | Cancer, Chronic Pain, Massage Research, Blog

This blog will explore what Massage Therapy can and cannot do for individuals with cancer. It will explore the symptomatic relief supported by a large body of research.   Massage Therapy does not treat cancer   “There is no scientific evidence that massage can treat cancer. However, massage is commonly used to help people feel better and to reduce some…

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The Bowen Massage Therapy Technique

By | Massage Research, Pain Info, Blog

According to Hansen and Taylor-Piliae (2011), Bowen Massage Therapy is a non-invasive technique using specific series of gentle hand movements directly on the skin to stimulate nerve pathways.   The movement is intended to gently stretch the skin, muscle, and fascia in the affected area. This stretch stimulates nerve pathways and attempts to stimulate healing pathways through realignment of microfibers…

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Craniosacral Therapy

By | Massage Research, Pain Info, Blog, Headache Pain, Stress Related Pain, Neurological Pain

Craniosacral Therapy (CST) was originally developed by John E. Upledger in the 1970s in Florida. It utilizes a gentle, hands-on approach to release deep tensions in the body to decrease pain and dysfunction, while improving overall health and performance.   Specific dysfunctions that are proposed to be positively affected by CST include: migraines, headaches, chronic back and neck pain, stress-related…

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