John uses different systems of body work combined or used individually, for the best therapeutic outcome or as the client’s preference.
Tui Na or Chinese Massage is an ancient massage that is part of Chinese Medicine acupuncture, herbal medicine, and qigong. Tui Na is one of the oldest treatments known to man and has been used and developed by billions of people in the East for thousands of years. In China it is practiced as a medical massage for therapeutic benefits. It accelerates the regeneration and healing of injuries, improves blood and lymph circulation, detoxifies the system, alleviates pain, relaxes tight muscles, strengthens immunity and improves health and well-being.
Shiatsu is an oriental massage developed mostly in Japan in which fingers, palms, elbows and knees are used to apply pressure along the Chinese acupuncture meridians. Like acupuncture, and Tui Na shiatsu aims to stimulate and balances the body’s vital energy, known Ki or Qi in Chinese. Shiatsu is given on a futon, on the floor, or on a treatment couch with the client fully clothed.
Shiatsu can help a wide range of conditions, from specific injuries to more general symptoms of ill health. It can be a deeply relaxing experience and can help prevent the build up of stress in our lives. Like acupuncture, shiatsu aims to treat the root of the problem by balancing the body's flow of energy.
Connective tissue stretching
The Rossiter System is a powerful and effective method to treat many types of pain, it has elements of structural integration, shiatsu, and Rolfing, but a major difference is that the patent does all the work, they are in control.
You lie on a floor on a mat, fully clothed. The foot is used to press and anchor your tissue in place while you move in a precise way and apply strong stretches to your body, you are in control of the session.
The root cause is usually found in the connective tissue, the stretchy and broad fascial coverings which connect each part of the body to other parts – hence it’s called the “connective tissue”. It surrounds every muscle, ligament, tendon, and organ, gives the body its shape and holds it all together.
When the connective tissue becomes, injured, stressed or overworked it shortens and thickens, This may cause you pain or stiffness and even reduce your range of motion considerably.
The Rossiter system is most helpful for people suffering from:
Arm, wrist or hand pain
Sciatic, Lower Back or Hip pain
Shoulder or Rotator cuff pain
Certain types of Headaches or neck pain
Tight calves or hamstrings
Repetitive Strain Injuries
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