In addition to chiropractic adjustments and rehab, we are proud to offer FAKTR in order to better treat soft tissue injuries.
What is the “WOW”-FAKTR?
The “WOW” is just because it’s so amazing in immediately improving pain syndromes. It’s the treatment of choice for Olympic and professional athletes. FAKTR is a very dynamic physical treatment addressing chronic musculoskeletal problems, including joints and fascia. Fascia is the tough connective tissue that holds muscles (and organs) in place, but it is also flexible enough to allow muscles and joints to move. Myofascia
is the collective term for muscles and fascia and is like a matrix that covers the whole body. Injured Myofascia Matrix is the most common source of pain in the body. FAKTR is specifically designed to address this problem.
What kind of conditions can FAKTR help?
Almost any part of the musculoskeletal body where there has been injury, pain, or restriction of movement.
• Neck pain and headache
• Jaw/TMJ problems
• Rotator cuff (shoulder)
• Carpal tunnel syndrome
• Lower/middle back pain
• Knee and hip pain
• Plantar fascitis
• Failed surgeries
• Scar tissue
What is a FAKTR treatment like?
First it is very easy and fun for patients. Second, it is not just a massage or “muscle work”. It is a dynamic stimulatory treatment using a hand-held instrument that
is lightly but briskly used in a sweeping manner on the injured area. This is combined at the same time with body movement and/or certain modalities for neural
“Normal, pain-free movement often
follows immediately after a treatment”
This combination brings the body’s “neurological guarding” of an injured area into a more relaxed or neutral state; the muscles relax and the pain sensory nerves stop signaling “PAIN & INJURY” to the brain. Normal, pain-free movement often follows immediately. It’s like an “adjustment” to the Myofascial Matrix. Many creative and interesting modalities and positions are used to stimulate, challenge, and free up the
restricted myofascial area while FAKTR stimulation is being applied.
How many treatments will I need?
Every injury is different, and the number of necessary treatments will depend on how chronic the condition is and how many times it’s been aggravated or re-injured. In general, most people feel a dramatic improvement (“WOW”) after the first treatment-and then continuing improvement, with each successive treatment, usually totaling three to six sessions for given area.