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What is the diffrence between MFD and Cupping?

DzMFD is based on assessing and correcting movement inefficiencies. Backgrounds inbiomechanics, kinesiology, and functional anatomy are essential to identify and treat ROM restrictions and muscular imbalance. Interventions include neuromuscular re-education, AAROM, and PNF, making the patient an active participant in their treatment. Traditional cupping does not include active movement, and often is targeting energetic imbalances [...]

By |2017-01-27T18:31:22+00:00January 27th, 2017|0 Comments

Why should I see a PT?

As a Physical Therapist I pride my self in having multiple techniques from soft tissue work, to joint manipulation, and using Instrument Assisted Soft Tissue Mobilization tools and Myofascial Decompression Cupping to fix all the different issues that I see. I focus on normalizing movements, trhough hands on techniques as well as give you the [...]

By |2017-01-27T18:33:22+00:00January 27th, 2017|0 Comments

What do I need for my first appointment?

Each appointment is individually tailored to the individual, a typic first session will consist of the first 10-5 minutes of talking about your current and past conditions as well as the goals you want to meet with your sessions. The next 30-45 minutes will be spent with hands on one-on-one treatment to normalize body mechanics [...]

By |2017-01-27T18:35:53+00:00January 27th, 2017|0 Comments

Do I need a referral to be seen at Surf and Shore PT?

You do NOT need a referral from a Physician to be seen at Surf and Shore PT. A referral from a Physician may be need to in order to get reimbursed if you plan to submit them to your insurance company. Please contact your insurance provider for specific detail on there out of network policies [...]

By |2017-01-27T18:38:32+00:00January 27th, 2017|0 Comments

What does out-of network mean?

Surf and Shore PT is an Out-of-Network clinic due to our treatment philosophy. We believe in providing the highest standard of care which involves one-on-one treatments with a Doctor of Physical Therapy and no over site and treatment limitations by insurance companies that are throwing darts at a board to decide number of treatment sessions [...]

By |2017-01-27T18:39:55+00:00January 27th, 2017|0 Comments

Do you only treat CrossFit Athletes and Surfers?

NO, although we pride our selves in specializing in treating CrossFit Athletes and Surfers, and getting them back to what they love as quick as possible. We welcome anyone to our clinic! We treat any one from Professional atheletes to competitive Hula dances to weekend warriors. We also treat anything from headaches, to low back [...]

By |2017-01-27T18:47:44+00:00January 27th, 2017|0 Comments

How much does a visit cost?

We pride ourselves in trying to keep our prices as reasonable as possible and well below industry standard for a cash based practice. Our fee for an hour treatment is $120 and a thirty-minute treatment session is $60. The entire time is spent with a highly qualified Doctor of Physical Therapy. You may be able [...]

By |2017-01-27T18:52:18+00:00January 27th, 2017|0 Comments

What is Myofascial Decompression and Instrument Assisted Soft Tissue Mobilization?

Myofascial Decompression (MFD) is the western medicine version of cupping. It focuses on providing a lifting force on tissue that with everyday life gets compressed. Cupping is a very passive set it and leave it techniques where MFD involves movements of the tissue to normalize body mechanics and tissue movement. Instrument Assisted Soft Tissue Mobilization [...]

By |2017-01-27T19:25:30+00:00January 27th, 2017|0 Comments