Optimal performance and decreased injury risk are a combination of proper movement, joint control, and body awareness. Through a series of simple movement, exercise, and neurological tests, it is possible to help optimize performance and identify potential risk factors for future injury. It is impossible to prevent all injuries or make everyone an elite athlete, but it is our goal to help our patients reach their full potential and continue to do the activities they love.
Dry needling utilizes acupuncture needles inserted directly into tender, tight spots in muscles called Trigger points in order to help relax restore ideal function to muscles. Cupping utilizes small glass or plastic cups to create a vacuum over the superficial tissues to decompress tissue, increase blood flow, and stimulate recovery.
Rocktape is a kinesiology tape that is used for treating common sports injuries. Rocktape works by promoting blood flow and decreasing inflammation, thus healing injuries quicker. More importantly, Rocktape aids in pain mitigation by changing the way your body interprets pain signals. Common conditions we use Rocktape for include pregnancy related pains, shin splints, plantar fasciitis, back pain, and knee and shoulder complaints.