Self-Care

 

Find self-care tips, stretches and detailed photos here for you to use at home or on the go.

After your session, you will be given ways for you to self-treat at home in between treatments.

 

  1. Provide sustained pressure on a painful area for a min of 3-5 mins.

  2. Go with what feels comfortable to you and notice the longer the time, how the pains lessens.

 

++++ Statements made on this website are not meant to replace or negate medical advice. I encourage you to make your own healthcare decisions based on your own research and in partnership with your healthcare professionals++++++++++++

 

Therapy Balls 4 “

These soft vinyl balls are used as part of your home therapy program and can really help ease tension and pain at their source. They can be used on any part of the body where there is pain or restrictions and are especially good on the legs, back and glutes.

 

TheraCane

This simple yet effective self-massage tool makes it easy to apply pain relieving deep compression directly to hard, hot or tender areas of the body, especially those hard to reach areas, such as under the shoulder blades, between them and the hips. Their unique design gives you leverage while reaching around the back and applying pressure as you breathe and the   pain in the area lessens.

 

Foam Roller

This softer denser foam roller allows for your body to let go of the need to balance on a round surface and ease into positions for self-treatment.  Great for the spine, but can be used on all areas of the body.

 

Sacro Wedgy

Specifically shaped to fit the contours of the sacrum, this gentle tool helps maintain pelvic alignment, ease back pain and control the nervous system.  Making it the perfect tool for the lower body. Sold in both female and male versions.

 

Inner Awareness CD

From John F Barnes, the founder of myofascial release therapy this guided mediation CD can help calm the fight or flight response and increase your relaxation response.

 

CranioCradle.

Designed to feel and function like the hands of the therapist under the body, this gently relaxes tense muscles, relieve aches and pains and can provide deep relaxation for the patient.

 

Comprehensive Myofascial Release Self Treatment.

This excellent book teaches you how to use a variety of tools to suit everyone’s needs, as well as introducing the myofascial release way to stretch.

 

Thumby Soft Massage Cone.

This wonderful tool sticks to the wall allowing you to lean into it with your body weight to release those tough areas.

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