Soft Tissue Therapy in Pittsburgh, PA


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The purpose of soft tissue therapy is to correct any weak or short muscles, reduce or eliminate pain, improve flexibility, accelerate the healing process, and reduce reinjures of the same area. Our soft tissue therapy program can help your body heal itself and avoid the need for surgery or drugs.

What Is Soft Tissue Therapy?


Soft tissue therapy improves the function of the various soft tissues that help control and regulate posture, range of motion, movement, balance, and stability. Muscles move bones, and ligaments hold bones in place. To get maximum benefit and full recovery, it is important to optimize the function of the various soft tissues of the body (which involves muscles, tendons, cartilage, ligaments, fascia, and bursa).

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How Does Soft Tissue Therapy Work?

We use various soft tissue techniques such as acupressure, myofascial release therapy, Trigenics, or Active Release Technique. Some of these applications can feel a little sore when you’re getting them. But you’re going to love how you feel afterward. People melt off the table like a warm stick of butter when we’re through.

Benefits of Soft Tissue Therapy

Improved Range Of Motion: Movement is restricted when muscles are short, weak, or stiff. Increasing the range of motion promotes relaxing your muscles, which allows them to do more work with less effort.

Relief from Pain: Soft tissue therapy supports soft tissues (muscles, tendons, ligaments) so they can function optimally, and helps your adjustments to “hold” better. This in turn helps you with long-term relief.

Improved Energy: By reducing tension and freeing up the nerves (so they can work more efficiently), we are able to improve energy. Quite often, our bodies became tense and sore for so long, we just learn to live with it. But when they are run down with chronic aches and pains, our nervous system becomes ineffective.

Less Dependence on Medication: Some people that suffer from spine and extremity problems choose to use powerful drugs in order to get relief. I’m not anti-drug (there is a time and place for all healing). But we as a people are over-medicated. By providing a practical, effective

Avoid Surgery: Sometimes surgery is the correct choice for care. However, surgery is the most invasive thing you could possibly try.  Any time you have a problem, you always want to try the most gentle option first (which would include soft tissue therapy).

Frequently Asked Questions

What is the main goal of soft tissue therapy?

The main goal is to restore function, improve range of motion, decrease pain, increase stabilization, and prevent re-injury to the same area.

How effective is soft tissue therapy?

Soft tissue therapy is a great compliment to chiropractic care.  It helps strengthen the soft tissues which in turn helps the adjustments to “hold” longer.

How many times a week should you do soft tissue therapy?

This is very similar to going to the gym. If you participate in exercise a few times a week, you’ll make improvements.

How long does it take to see results from your soft tissue therapy program?

Results vary from patient to patient.  But on average, you can expect to see results after only a few sessions.

What are the risks of soft tissue therapy?

Soft tissue therapy could be risky with the presence of cancer, a laceration, irritated skin (like a rash, or acne), and specific autoimmune diseases.

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