What is Athletic Therapy? A Certified Athletic Therapist – CAT (C) is a healthcare professional with an expertise in emergency care and in the prevention, identification, intervention and management of acute or chronic musculoskeletal injuries or conditions. An athletic therapist improves the performance of professional and amateur athletes through sport-specific training that helps prevent injuries. Why consult an Athletic Therapist? Athletic therapists’ main objectives are: to treat musculoskeletal injuries, whether in clinic or on the field; to prevent injuries while practicing a sport or an activity such as gardening; and to improve the client’s active lifestyle regardless of their condition.
Osteopathy is a manual approach whose objective is to restore the functionality of the tissues of the human body in order to optimize its self-regulation capacity. This practice is based on in-depth knowledge of the health sciences and interactions specific to the balance of the body. Using fine and precise palpation, through a complete and comprehensive osteopathic assessment, the osteopath makes it possible to investigate the cause of one's restrictions of mobility. Each osteopathic encounter is specific and individualized. The goal is to promote overall health and well-being through improved mobility. The osteopathic approach is complementary to conventional approaches.
Acupuncture is an energetic medicine, both preventive and curative that takes the entire individual into account including both their strengths and their weaknesses. Acupuncture assumes the existence of a vital energy that circulates throughout the body. This energy is called Qi. A disruption of the vital energy flow can then cause organic pain and dysfunction and eventually lead to disease. The goal of treatment is to re-establish normal energy circulation by inserting very fine needles into specific points on the body. The acupuncturist considers not only the symptoms but also the initial cause of the energy imbalance and treats the problem at the source. The conditions treated in acupuncture are wide: - Musculoskeletal pain and conditions: back and neck pain, tendonitis, bursitis, sprain, sciatica, torticollis, neuralgia, arthritis, headache, migraine. - General disorders: fatigue, stress, anxiety, insomnia, jet lag effects - Digestive disorders: slow digestion, bloating, diarrhea, constipation, lack of appetite. - Respiratory, circulatory and skin disorders - Endocrine disorders: menopause, menstrual cycle - During pregnancy: nausea, vomiting and other discomforts related to pregnancy.
Massage Therapy is one of the oldest forms of therapeutic treatments as it dates back several centuries. The benefits of massage therapy are many and can help people with a variety of ailments, injuries and illnesses. Seen by many as a relaxation tool to relieve stress, it is also an integral part of most rehabilitation programs for the treatment of chronic conditions, low back pain, swelling and much more. Many specific expertises are offered to meet your needs (SEE BIOGRAPHIE): - Swedish Therapeutic Massage - Masso-kinesitherapy - Sports Massage - Integrated Fasciatherapy - Deep Tissue - Lomi Lomi - Biocorporeal - Periarticular Work - Myofascial Stretching - Shiatsu - Pregnancy massage . Our massage therapists will establish a personalized treatment program according to your specific objectives. ** Possibility of corporate massages submission**
Physiotherapy is the widely accepted allied health profession for the treatment of a wide range of health problems. Physiotherapy is recommended for the treatment of injuries involving muscles, joints, bones and other soft tissue injuries. It is also used in cases of circulatory, respiratory and neurological conditions, illness and disease. Physiotherapy is also highly recommended for victims of work related and motor vehicle accidents. The role of Physiotherapy in your lifestyle is to provide information on the prevention and functional improvement of your body’s physical performance through prevention, pain management and treatment from physical limitations and injury meanwhile promoting fitness, health and wellness. The heart of the physiotherapy profession is the understanding of how and why movement and function take place. A physiotherapist performs these tasks using hands-on Manual Therapy, exercise therapy and mechanical techniques in partnership with you, your doctor or other allied health professionals involved in the treatment. They assess, treat and educate patients from babies to the elderly. They develop an individualized plan for your recovery based on evidence and scientifically tested techniques to help treat the condition, ailment or injury that is limiting your ability to participate in sport, perform your job or limits your daily tasks.