Physical Therapy

CVPH's specially trained rehab therapists use Myofascial Release Therapy and Craniosacral Therapy to treat chronic pain and improve overall health.

A Holistic Approach to Health and Healing

Our specially trained Rehabilitation Therapists use Myofascial Release Therapy and Craniosacral Therapy to treat chronic pain and improve overall health as a part of our Integrative Therapy Program.

Myofascial Release Therapy

Myofascial release is a gentle, hands on technique designed to release tension, imbalance and restriction in the fascia, the connective, overlying tissue that covers your body. Fascia supports your internal organs, muscles, joints bones, ligaments, tendons and blood vessels. When it is restricted due to injury, stress or even bad posture, pain and limited function can result.

Myofascial release can be used to treat:

  • Chronic Pain
  • Sports Injuries
  • Adhesions
  • Back Pain
  • Chronic Fatigue
  • Fibromyalgia

During a myofascial treatment, a therapist applies consistent, gentle pressure and therapeutic stretching that can restore balance, release soft tissue restriction and reduce pain. A physician referral is required for this service.

Craniosacral Therapy

Craniosacral Therapy (CST) is a gentle, hands-on approach to releasing tensions deep in the body to relieve pain and dysfunction and improve your health.  Using a soft touch which is generally no greater than the weight of a nickel, therapists release restrictions in the soft tissues that surround the central nervous system.

Craniosacral therapy works by helping your body’s natural healing mechanisms reduce the negative effects of stress on the central nervous system. The focal point of this therapy is the craniosacral system which maintains the environment in which your central nervous system functions. It is made up of membranes and cerebrospinal fluid that surround and protect your brain and spinal cord, extending from the bones of the skull, face and mouth down to the tailbone area.

Using a light touch a skilled therapist monitors your craniosacral rhythm (similar to the pulse of your cardiovascular system) at key body points and pinpoints the sources of an obstruction or stress. Once the obstruction or stress is discovered, the therapist can help with the natural movement of the fluided and related soft tissue to help the body self correct.