Soft Tissue Treatment
Soft tissues include ligaments, tendons, muscles and fascia.
Dr. Abbate believes proper soft tissue treatment is essential to maintaining the benefits of chiropractic adjustments, long-term longevity and peak physical performance. He utilizes a variety of soft tissue techniques to accomplish this and can range from light stretching to manual pressure. These techniques include Post-Isometric Relaxation (PIR), muscle release techniques, and instrument assisted soft tissue mobilization.
Soft tissue treatment involves direct physical action on the muscle and other soft tissues of your body. Soft tissue techniques such as massage targets your muscles, tendons, ligaments, or other connective tissues such as fascia. Massage is the best known example of a soft tissue technique.
A soft tissue massage includes a whole range of massage depths, pressures, and duration. We understand what techniques are right for your body at any given time. Your soft tissue massage aims to alleviate aches, pains and injuries that are attributed to your body’s soft tissues.