MANUAL THERAPY TILBURG
Are you a woman and looking for specialised Manual Therapy Tilburg? Then you have come to the right place at JUNO Health & Wellness. Healthcare services offered "For Women, By Women".
Manual therapy Tilburg for women
Manual therapy is a specialist manual approach in which the therapist uses various "hands-on" techniques to diagnose and treat pain conditions. These pain conditions often the involve the joints, the surrounding soft tissues and the nervous system.
Manual therapy is very effective in reducing pain, stiffness and myofascial restrictions. It also helps reduce inflammation and accelerates our body's natural ability to heal itself.
Are you experiencing physical discomfort? The manual therapists at JUNO Health & Wellness are here for you, and would love to help.
Complaints that can be treated with manual therapy
Manual therapy can be used to treat many different complaints. These include;
- Low back pain
- Upper back pain
- Neck pain
- Pelvic pain
- Hip pain
- Shoulder pain
- Joint stiffness
- Muscle strains or tension
- Ligament sprains
Manual therapist Tilburg
Nikki Rowe started her career as a physiotherapist in 2003 after completing her Masters in Rehabilitation Science. Since then, she has further specialised in such areas as: Manual therapy, Acupuncture and Yoga.
Nikki works with a "client-centred" approach and combines all her expertise to offer the best care for women in Tilburg and the surrounding area.
She looks forward to welcoming you for a Manual Therapy appointment at her practice in Tilburg. You can read more about Nikki and her experience here: the team .
Nikki Rowe - Manual therapist Tilburg
Commonly used manual techniques
The manual therapists at JUNO employ the following manual therapy techniques, among others;
- individual joint mobilisations
- muscle relaxation techniques
- massage techniques
- connective tissue release techniques
Frequently asked questions
How long does a manual therapy treatment last?
The duration of treatment depends on whether it is a new complaint or a follow-up appointment for an existing complaint. If you are attending with a new complaint for the first time, 60 minutes are taken to complete a comprehensive screening, intake and examination, including a first treatment. For follow-up appointments, half an hour is often sufficient.
What does a manual therapy treatment cost?
The initial consultation lasts 60 minutes and consists of two parts;
- screening, intake and examination manual therapy at € 51
- manual therapy treatment at € 51
For follow-up appointments, the manual therapy rate of €51 per 30 minutes applies.
For a full list of rates: click here
Can I claim the cost from the health insurance company?
JUNO works contract-free. This means that you first receive and pay my invoice yourself. Then you submit the bill to your health insurer for reimbursement. It varies per health insurer how much you will be reimbursed. Therefore, before making an appointment, always consult your policy conditions and/or email your insurer in advance how much you will be reimbursed.
How does manual therapy reduce your pain?
It is a common misconception that joints can be painful because they are "in the wrong place" and that a manual technique reduces pain by "putting the joint back in place". This is only the case in acute dislocation.
Pain and pain perception is very complex and involves different parts of our brain and nervous systems. Recent scientific evidence shows that manual therapy applied to joints and soft tissues works on two different levels to help reduce pain:
- At the level of the spinal cord
Manual techniques stimulate the nerve receptors in the joints and connective tissue that send messages to the spinal cord, blocking incoming messages to the spinal cord from the painful area.
- Inside the brain
Manual techniques stimulate the brain regions involved in pain modulation, causing the brain to release its own form of natural painkillers and inhibit incoming messages from the painful area.
This is important to understand. Incorrect beliefs regarding the mechanism of pain can contribute to its maintenance or exacerbation in the long term.
The pain reduction you experience as a result of manual therapy allows you to move more with less pain and discomfort. It is important that you continue to move and perform the specific exercises given by the therapist to maximise the effects of manual therapy.