Manual Therapy & Myofascial Modulation
The joints cannot move themselves, support themselves, nor properly disperse impact. They are supported by a range of soft tissues, like muscles, ligaments, tendons, and fascia. They are drawn together in a neuromyofascial web.
Dr. Plutchok has a multi-faceted approach to assessing and treating the soft tissue. Each technique has their advantages, and each has their limitations. A continuous student, he treats the soft tissue with the following modalities:
Dr. Plutchok was full body certified in Active Release Technique, he did coursework from 2006 to 2016. With a sound foundation, he now pursues other modalities to compliment his manual therapy base. He blends each of these techniques based upon the needs of the client, condition, and “fit” for each person.
Fascial Distortion Model
Instrument Assisted Soft Tissue Mobilization (Rockblade)
Myofascial Cupping (Rockpods)
Percussive/Vibration Therapy - Arthrostim & Hypervolt
Kinisiotaping - Fascial Movement Taping
RockTape is a revolutionary new type of therapeutic kinesiology taping product designed to aid in the treatment and healing of various sports injuries, as well as improve physical performance. It can be used to compress or decompress an area, depending on it’s application. It can be used to promote blood flow, or it can be used to help drain swelling. It can be used to decrease pain, but can also be used to increase your awareness of a specific area that needs attention. Depending on its application, it can also be used to activate or deactivate a muscle group to enhance performance or decrease the risk of injury.