He mentioned this new technique to me & offered a "free trial" to see how it went.
I (of course) took him up on that offer as I trust this guy completely.
They use stainless steel tools & rub them over the affected area (using a special oil that doesn't absorb quickly into the skin). The idea is to break apart scar tissue, adhesion's, and any restrictions that may be occurring.
|5 hours after procedure - Icing helps keep the swelling & bruising down|
I won't lie, this hasn't been a pain FREE procedure for me. I just went for my 3rd visit & this was the least painful of them all. From what I understand it will get better & better. I also have bruising afterward.
We have seen some good progress so far. My knee cap has been moving back into the place it's supposed to be in and I feel pretty good after the procedure. No clicking or discomfort in my knee.
Here is a link describing it so much better than I can:
I would high recommend this procedure to those that have been having issues & need another avenue to pursue. Ask your trainer, physical therapist or chiropractor about this.
There is no reason for us to be in pain if there is a way to fix it.
The procedure for me has taken about 20-30 minutes depending on how much he is working on.
Worth the few minutes of discomfort to be able to walk pain free again!