It does not involve any forceful manipulation of the joints. It does not generally require dozens of treatments that are both costly and time-consuming in terms of travel costs and lost productivity. While Reflex Therapy is not yet covered by insurance, the cost is usually less than the combined co-pay of many other treatments. With […]
Though the treatment has been used in the United Kingdom for more than 19 years, it has only recently been given the name ‘Reflex Therapy’. It is also referred to as ‘Theraflex Treatment’. It is usually used by Physiotherapists (Physical Therapists) and Osteopaths, but also by Massage Therapists and some who only perform Reflex Therapy.
Yes, depending on the nature of the surgery. Many patients have received relief from the pain and restricted motion that remained after their procedures. Naturally, a waiting period is necessary for healing to take place before treatment can begin. Again, each case is evaluated on an individual basis.
Usually, those who have had Reflex Therapy will want to have periodic maintenance treatments. If their job is particularly strenuous and one in which back issues are a common occurrence, they may wish to have a few more treatments throughout the year to avoid recurring incidents. Patients with Scoliosis usually require ongoing sessions ranging from […]
Best results are usually achieved in 5 sessions, more or less. When the client/patient begins Reflex Therapy (RT), the first appointment includes an evaluation. If it is determined that RT is indicated, the subject has the first session which takes about 20 minutes. The Theraflex System’s pneumatically-powered handset is applied to the spine and S-I […]
When a curvature becomes apparent, provided there are no contra-indications, therapy can start in early teens and if the subject is well-grown, a bit sooner. The goal is to work periodically to correct the curvature and then maintain it. In some cases it never really develops and in others it is greatly minimized. There are […]
Yes. Theraflex Reflex Therapy is successfully used on many subjects with scoliosis of varying degrees and ages. Each case is evaluated on an individual basis and treated as such. Significantly, it has even been shown to prevent the advancement of scoliosis in teens when used in a timely fashion throughout the growth cycle of the […]
Age is not a factor with Reflex Therapy, other than that the handset is designed to span the adult spine and is too large for small children. Generally speaking, mechanical problems of the spine do not plague youngsters, though in special cases, it has been used in a modified manner to correct a problem gently […]
No it is not! though it does incorporate some elements of massage. We have reports of some claiming that the Theraflex System is just a mechanized type of massage but those who suggest this have no first-hand experience with the System and have been misinformed.
Yes, depending on the degree of osteoporosis. Again, each case must be evaluated.