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Klinika Mediss Medical Oferta Soft tissue therapy
Soft tissue therapy

Soft tissue therapy

Soft tissue therapy involves the use of specific manual techniques aimed at removing tension and dysfunction of the myofascial system (muscles, tendons, ligaments and fascia).

Shortening of soft tissue structures is manifested, among others, by a feeling of fatigue or stiffness in the shortened muscle and the occurrence of abnormalities in the movement pattern, muscle tension, muscle flexibility, range of motion in the joint and joint play.

Soft tissue therapy at Mediss Medical Clinic in Gdańsk

 

Soft tissue therapy is a set of therapeutic techniques aimed at treating and improving the functioning of muscles, ligaments, tendons and fascia. These methods are used to treat pain, improve mobility, reduce tension and support tissue regeneration. Soft tissue therapy is crucial in the rehabilitation of patients after injuries, surgeries and in the treatment of chronic pain.

Diagnosis and assessment of the patient’s condition:

  • Detailed medical history
  • Assessment of body posture and mobility
  • Soft tissue palpation to identify areas of tension and pain
  • Development of an individual therapeutic plan

Therapeutic techniques:

  • Deep massage: Focusing on the deeper layers of muscles and fascia to relax tension and adhesions.
  • Stretching techniques: Improving flexibility and range of motion through a variety of stretching techniques.
  • Soft tissue mobilization: Manipulation of tissues to improve their mobility and flexibility.
  • Trigger Point Techniques: Acupressure in areas of increased pain sensitivity to reduce tension and pain.
  • Functional Myofascial Therapy: Combining different techniques to improve muscle and fascial function.

Therapy monitoring and modification:

  • Regularly evaluate progress
  • Adjust techniques and intensity of therapy depending on the patient’s response
  • Patient education in self-guided exercises and self-therapy techniques

Advantages of soft tissue therapy

  • Pain reduction: Effective reduction of pain, both acute and chronic.
  • Improved mobility: Increased range of motion in joints and muscle flexibility.
  • Tension Relief: Reduction of muscle and fascial tension, which contributes to overall relaxation and well-being.
  • Improved circulation: Stimulation of blood and lymph flow, which supports regenerative processes in the body.
  • Improved muscle function: Improved coordination, strength, and muscular endurance.

How to prepare for the visit?

  • Medical records: Bring your test results, medical history, and any relevant medical information.
  • Sportswear: Dress comfortably to allow you to perform exercises and therapeutic techniques freely.
  • Question list: Think about what questions you want to ask the physical therapist to fully understand the therapy process.
  • Pain and tension assessment: Be prepared to describe your complaints in detail – location, intensity, and exacerbating and mitigating factors.

 

Frequently Asked Questions

  • How long is a soft tissue therapy session?

A typical session lasts from 30 to 60 minutes, depending on the needs and scope of therapy.

  • Is soft tissue therapy painful?

Some techniques may cause temporary discomfort, but in general, therapy should not be painful. It is important to communicate with the physiotherapist during the session.

  • Do I need a referral for soft tissue therapy?

A referral is not always required, but it is worth consulting our office for detailed information.

  • What are the contraindications to soft tissue therapy?

Contraindications include, m.in, acute inflammation, fresh injuries, skin infections and some chronic diseases. A physical therapist will always carry out a thorough assessment before starting therapy.

  • What effects can I expect from soft tissue therapy?

Patients often experience pain relief, improved mobility, and overall muscle relaxation after just a few sessions.

 

Contact us

If you have any questions or would like to schedule a visit, please feel free to contact us. Our team of experienced physiotherapists is ready to help you treat and improve your soft tissue function.

 

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mgr Katarzyna Borowa-Gromadzka

mgr Katarzyna Borowa-Gromadzka

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I am a physiotherapist with many years of experience, a graduate of the Gdański Uniwersytet Medyczny, from which I […]

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mgr Marta Śmilgiewicz

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Service Price
Soft tissue therapy 1h 200 zł

Where are we?

Our clinic is located in the very center of the Gdańsk Wrzeszcz district. You can reach us by all means of public transport.

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