Manual Soft Tissue Massage - MSTM is applied to areas where muscles, tendons, and ligaments are tight to help increase range of motion, decrease pain, decrease overall muscle fatigue, and promote blood flow. This can be used on areas around the low back as well as on the round ligament to help decrease overall tightness and decrease pain.
Instrument Assisted Soft Therapy- IAST is a type of therapy that utilizes a medical grade steel tool to break up adhesions and built up scar tissue within sore muscles and ligaments. By doing this method it helps to promote new blood flow to the area, increase range of motion, and decrease overall pain.
Low Force Drop - Drop technique is performed by using gravity to apply a low for thrust is areas of the low back that are not moving properly, which facilitates a decrease in overall pain.
Patient Education Exercises - These are given to patients to promote increased ranges of motion and decreased pain when not in the office
Rock Tape - Rock tape is a kinesiology tape applied to microscopically lift the skin away from the muscle and fascia below, creating a decompressive effect. It can be utilized throughout pregnancy to help facilitate decreased pain outside of the office. It can be applied to many areas to help decrease pain such as the low back, providing a belly sling, swollen ankles, sore feet, ribs and many other places.