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Massage, Soft tissue release (str), proprioceptive

neuromuscular facilitation (pnf), spinal mobilization

Manual techniques applied by therapist:

  • Effleurage
  • Deep tissue
  • Sport massage
  • Soft Tissue Release
  • Proprioceptive Neuromuscular Facilitation (PNF)
  • Neck, spine and pelvic mobilizations

Soft Tissue Release (STR)

This manual therapy technique uses a combination of pressure and a stretch through multiple planes of movement to stretch/lengthen muscle and connective tissue .


This combination is very effective for:

  • Stretching muscle and connective tissue
  • Decreasing scar tissue
  • Decreasing joint stiffness
  • Decreasing pain
  • Increasing venous and lymphatic drainage

Myofascial release:

A manual therapy technique that stretches connective tissue or fascia at both superficial and deep levels using translations, stroking, and rolling techniques.


Effective to restore mobility, decrease pain, improve movement and performance, and improve mechanics, circulation and function.

Myofascial release tools:

Patients are taught how to properly use devices to maintain progress achieved from athletic therapy treatment sessions.

  • Foam roller
  • Intracell Rolling Stick/Tiger Tail
  • Pinkie Ball for trigger point release

Academy Athletic Therapy Inc.

Unit 1 - 695 Osborne Street

Winnipeg, MB   Canada   R3L 2B9

 (204) 930-2256

 (204) 504-6233

Hours of Operation
Monday  to Thursday                7:30 am - 6:00 pm

Friday                                                  7:30 am - 3:00 pm

Saturday                                        7:30 am  - 11:30 am

Sunday                                                              Closed

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