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Soft Tissue Release – Tri City Physiotherapy

What is Soft tissue release? Soft tissue release is a therapy where pressure is applied on a muscle or connective tissue during movement to fascilitate a stretch or lengthening of tissue. To maximize effect, the pressure is moved during the stretch to release different parts of the mucle or connective tissue. Why soft tissue release? The benefits include increases in venous and lymphatic drainage, increasing fluid absorption, mobilizing adhesions, breaking up scar tissue and helping overall collagen flexibility. In all, soft tissue release combines stretch and massage which together have better effect on decreasing the size of the scar/painful area and helps organize the direction of the fibres which ultimatley lessens strain. The technique is rhythmic, relatively gentle and takes place in multiple planes to help create a greater range of motion overall. Still confused or scared it will hurt? Good youtube...

Supporter of GSM Tennis Club

Tri City Physiotherapy is proud to be a supporter of the all new GSM (Game Set Match) Tennis Club in Cambridge.  www.gsmtc.ca We are going to be the provider of rehab and paramedical services to the club members and staff.  We are also planning in the near future on providing an injury prevention course for athletes (and non-athletes) of all ages at the club.  We feel that preventing injury is more important than fixing them once they happen.  Happy healthy and safe play is the key to a long successful sports career. GSM Tennis Club is a brand new facility serving the entire waterloo region with state of the art flex courts (http://www.flexcourtcanada.ca/)  These courts are one of the best at providing a safe and orthopedic cushioned play while providing a very similar playing feel...

2015 Best Massage and Physiotherapy

We just wanted to thank Cambridge for again nominating us for the readers choice awards best massage and physiotherapy clinic in cambridge. We won the diamond award in 2014 for Cambridge in both categories and worked hard to keep the same high level of quality care for 2015. Voting starts Sept 24 at http://www.cambridgetimeschoice.ca/ Remember to tell your friends to vote for us again. Good Job team and thank you again Cambridge...