Holistic approach at Clinique Santé Guindon
In the last few years, concussion has been the health subject that has drawn a lot of attention. Sports such as hockey and football have been particularly singled out, especially the NFL which has been accused of not being as transparent as it could have been with the long-term negative effects of concussions and how the injuries are treated by the teams.
Spinal Manipulation is the application of controlled force to a joint, moving it beyond the normal range of motion in an effort to aid in restoring health. Manipulation may be performed as a part of other therapies or whole medical systems, including osteopathy, massage, and naturopathy.
The word holistic is often used in discussing a person’s health or treatment, but many people are still uncertain exactly what it means. The word holistic comes from the Greek word holos, meaning “entire” or “all.” Rather than some weird definition, holistic treatment simply means treating the entire person.
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A client consults in physiotherapy following a bad fall in the stairs that resulted in a long scratch along the inside of her leg, down to the ankle. Following a careful analysis of the resulting edema, Mr Guindon recommends a massotherapy treatment with Sophie. With this type of injury, our body calls out different internal systems to first, defend itself and then, regenerate healthy new tissues around the injured area. The inflammatory and cellular repair phases were almost completed when we started treatment. At that point, there were no more remaining visible edemas on the outside of the skin, only a small bulge around the top tibial plateau area. In massothe allowsrapy, we view this tissue accumulation as a potential gridlock for blood circulation as well as a lack of tissue elasticity. We therefore focused our interventions around these areas : A lymphatic drainage promotes a better blood and lymphatic flow that allows better elimination through nourishment and oxygenation of damaged tissues. Using strokes of vibration, effleurage and petrissage, we were able to reestablish healthy blood flow, increasing internal temperature which in turn will help increase elasticity of the connecting tissues through what we call, myofascial release. Working on improving […]