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Manual Therapy

 

What is Manual Therapy?

Manual therapy refers to a method of treatment that utilises specific hands on techniques to diagnose and treat soft tissue and joint injuries. Treatment may include moving joints in specific directions and at differing speeds and intensities to regain range of movement, muscle stretching or moving against some resistance to improve muscle activation. Specific soft tissue techniques such as sports massage or trigger point therapy may also be used alongside, to further improve mobility and function of muscles.

Through this approach, your therapist will be able to treat pain, increase range of motion, bring about muscle relaxation, improve pliability and alignment of scar tissue, promote tissue repair and ultimately improve overall function.

What are some examples of Manual Therapy?

The practitioners below can undertake Manual Therapy treatment.

Guest Notice – Face Coverings

From Saturday 19th September, it will be essential for every person in Surrey Sports Park’s communal areas to wear a face covering. This is in-line with the campus-wide policy introduced by the University of Surrey.

The policy does not apply whilst taking part in sport and exercise and activity areas are exempt.

The University considers that the responsibility of wearing a face covering sits with individuals and we expect all our staff, students and public to adhere to this requirement where possible.

Please be mindful and respectful towards members of our community who, due to exceptional circumstances, may be unable to wear a face covering; their reasons may not be visible to others.

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Surrey Sports Park

 

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