We have recently added Shock Wave Therapy to our list of available modalities at Elite Sports Therapy. There are no side effects with this non surgical treatment and it is available at a reasonable cost. Shockwave treatments are non invasive and promote accelerated recovery of injured soft tissue, bone, heel and joint pain.
The Graston Technique, originally developed by athletes, is changing the way clinicians and patients view rehabilitation of acute and chronic soft tissue injuries. It is an effective form of soft tissue treatment that has been proven to reduce fibrotic tissue and promote healing.
Medical acupuncture is a modern treatment approach founded in concepts of neurology, anatomy and physiology. Similar to traditional Chinese acupuncture, medical acupuncture involves the strategic placement of sterile needles into various locations in the body.
Every year, 4.5 million Canadians receive chiropractic care from over 6,000 Doctors of Chiropractic in Canada. In Alberta, there are currently more than 830 practicing licensed chiropractors.
Put simply, a biomechanical analysis is performed by a practitioner in order to determine any inherent weaknesses or alterations in the performance of a sport-specific skill. This can range from a running analysis to an analysis of a golf swing or a baseball pitch.
The concept of sports injury rehabilitation is based on the idea that injury is a result of tightened or weakened tissues. By targeting these tissues with stretching as well as strengthening exercises, we are removing the inciting cause of the development of injury.
Massage therapy is a hands-on manipulation of the soft tissue and joints of the body. The soft tissues include muscle, skin, tendons and associated fascia, ligaments and joint capsules.
Soft Tissue Therapy (STT), is a style of treatment that addresses problems with muscles, tendons, ligaments, fascial and nerves. Headaches, back pain, carpal tunnel syndrome, shin splints, shoulder pain, sciatica, plantar fasciitis, knee problems, and tennis elbow are just a few of the many conditions that can be resolved quickly and permanently with STT. These conditions all have one important thing in common: they are often a result of overused muscles.
Kinesio Taping gives support and stability to your joints and muscles without affecting circulation and range of motion. It is also used for Preventive Maintenance, Edema, and Pain Management.