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Exercising

Exercise Therapy

Jennifer Rossy, RMT RYT has thrived as a yoga teacher since 2015 and massage therapist since 2004. She is passionate about helping you align with higher levels of movement and mobility.

Exercise Therapy sessions allow you to work with Jennifer one on one and according to your specific condition and goals for mobility.

Exercise Therapy sessions provide you with a treatment plan of physical exercises, movements and or stretches that best target your goals for mobility and movement.

Exercise therapy is a type of rehabilitation that uses physical activity to help treat injuries and or conditions such as; piriformis syndrome, tension headaches, runners knee, shoulder dysfunction and more...

 

It can be used in our clinic as an independent treatment or combined with  your chiropractic or massage therapy appointments.

Physical Therapy Session
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Jennifer Rossy, RMT RYT

As an honours graduate of the 2200-hr Algonquin College Health Sciences Massage Therapy Program in 2003 Jennifer Rossy, RMT has thrived in therapeutic practice and loves to help others on their healing journey. Jennifer has also been a registered yoga teacher with Yoga Alliance since 2015.

She provides a wide variety of therapeutic treatments and loves to educate her clients on understanding their bodies, the benefits of soft tissue release and exercise therapy as a means of promoting optimal mobility and living a healthy lifestyle.

Exercise Therapy is Different than Just Exercises Because it is Actually Designed as a  Series of Movements that are "Treatment Based" to Help You with a Specific Condition or Dysfunction.
 

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Foam rolling increases blood flow which aids in the delivery of oxygen and other nutrients to your muscles as well as;

1. help you increase your range of motion

because it helps the parasympathetic nervous system to relax the muscles and tendons you are rolling. As these tissues relax, the fibers move from a contracted state to an elongated state which helps to increase the range of motion around the joint, muscles pliability and improved body awareness.

2. help increase blood flowd optimizing motion.

Foam rolling increases blood flow to the tissues you are working on as well as help with the repair and increased blood flow needed to enhance the delivery of vital nutrients to your muscle cells. If you have an injury or are sore after a workout, foam rolling can help encourage the removal of inflammatory waste products, flushing these tissues with fresh nutrients and circulating out toxins. It is especially beneficial for fascial, tendons, and ligaments, which have relatively little blood flow under normal circumstances. 

3. help with pain reduction

 If you have pain due to stiffness and or soft tissue restrictions, foam rolling can provide the stimulus your muscles need to relax which helps to effectively ease the pain experience.

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Stretching that is targeted to specific muscles and or groups of muscles can help you in the following ways;

  • Decrease your risk of injuries

  • Help your joints move through their full range of motion

  • Increase muscle blood flow

  • Enable your muscles to work most effectively

  • Improve your ability to do daily activities

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Targeted strengthening and or functional exercises are designed to help you with a specific condition from postural dysfunction, injury recovery and or improvement of your activities of daily living. When you understand exactly how to apply certain movements that can help you train your body for optimal functioning you give yourself the best opportunity for recovery, healing and living your best life.

What You Can Expect From an Exercise Therapy Session

Please note that ALL exercise therapy sessions

are 30 minutes in length and can be added to your massage therapy appointment or as a stand alone appointment.

**If needed you will be given the opportunity to have Kinesiology Taping done during your session at no extra charge**

-  a discussion and assessment of your condition

- a chance to work with a set of therapeutic exercises during your session

 

- you will be given the appropriate home care exercises to work with in between sessions

- a chance to ask questions 

- you will also receive access to our FREE exercise app for your phone that will have your designated therapeutic exercises so you can have immediate access to your exercise file

Exercise Therapy Hours

Mondays  1:30pm-6:00pm
Tuesday    12:30pm-4:30pm
Thursdays  8:00am-12:30pm

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