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Functional Electrical Stimulation

Functional Electrical Stimulation is used as an adjunct to neuromuscular Therapy. There are various types of stimulation used, such as Russian Stimulation, High Volt Stimulation, and the Tens Unit. Dr. Johnston supervises the specific type of treatment.


Molecular Muscle Integration

Molecular Muscle Integration is a trademarked medical therapy. This therapy is offered at the center with the use of the far-infrared heat lamp and supervised exercises. More information on this therapy is provided at

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Reflexology

Reflexology is the stimulation of the feet and sometimes the hands to eliminate blockages that produce pain or disease within the body. In reflexology, areas of the feet mirror the internal structure of the body. By applying pressure into specific areas of the feet, the body is brought into balance.


Acupressure

Acupressure is based on the concept of CHI. CHI is the essential force that flows through the body, health. There are specific places on the skin called acupressure point., CHI can be accessed by using deep, focused finger-point pressure into the acupressure points.


Sports Massage

Sports massage is used to enhance the athlete. Massage can include pre-post events as well as restorative therapy. Sports massage can improve athletic performance by 20% and is used for injury prevention.


Cranial Sacral Therapy

Cranial Sacral Therapy is a gentle hands-on method of enhancing the function of the cranial sacral system. This system is comprised of membranes and cerebrospinal fluid that surround and protect the brain and spinal cord. This therapy is effective for a wide range of medical problems associated with pain and dysfunction.


Therapeutic Therapy

Massage is used as an adjunct to medical treatment. Massage addresses specific areas and is recommended often in combination with other forms of therapy by doctors, chiropractors, and others in the field of healthcare for conditions as: backaches, headaches, stress, muscle spasms, pain, and to reduce swelling resulting from injury.



Neuromuscular Therapy

Neuromuscular Therapy is the proper application of scientifically applied pressure to the body for the purpose of relieving muscle tone. The four stages of Neuromuscular Therapy are:

  1. To eliminate through THERAPY, the hyper-contraction and spasm in the tissue.
  2. To restore flexibility to the tissues through STRETCHING techniques.
  3. Rebuild the strength of the injured tissues by EXERCISE.
  4. Build endurance with CONDITIONING exercises.

Neuromuscular Therapy investigates and works through each muscle for: ischemia and biomechanical dysfunction, nerve compression entrapment trigger points and postural distortion.

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Watsu

Watsu is a sequence of gentle movements and stretches as one is held in warm water. This relaxes and stretches muscle tissue.


Other Services

Other services offered or counseled individually are:

  • Hypnotherapy
  • Yoga
  • Ta Chi