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OSTEOPATHY

Osteopathy is a hands-on, non-invasive manual healthcare that aims to improve health

across all body systems. 

Based on a thorough knowledge of anatomy, physiology, and focusing on the different rhythms of the body, the osteopath assesses every mobility restrictions. 

Then he restores the joint, cranial, tissue and visceral mobilities, necessary to regain balance.

Osteopathy focuses on the health of the whole body, not just the injured or affected part.

Osteopathy can help artists keep balance on the road by increasing the mobility of joints, relieving muscle tension, enhancing the blood supply to tissues ⁣and helping the body to heal.

 

 

CUPPING THERAPY

Cupping therapy is an ancient Chinese technique that uses special cups (made of glass, plastic or silicon) on your skin to create suction.

Cupping can help you reach effective healing as it reduces inflammation, releases muscle tension and enhances the blood supply to tissues.

 

 

CRANIOSACRAL THERAPY

Craniosacral therapy is a non-invasive,alternative treatment typically used by osteopaths.

CST uses a gentle touch to release restrictions in the cranium, parts of the pelvis, and the spine, to improve the functioning of the central nervous system and to enhance

the body's own healing capabilities.

 

CST is based on understanding the continuous subtle movements of the cranial bones, in a response to cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) fluctuations within the spinal cord and brain environment. The subtle movement extends outward to the entire body, in response to the fluid pressure changes

around the Central Nervous System.

 

By using the hands as fine discriminating tools, Craniosacral therapists are able to detect disturbances in the cranial sacral rhythm to help them identify areas of dysfunction, such as cranial, sutural, membrane and other soft tissue

restrictions in the body.

MYOFASCIAL RELEASE

Fascia is a weblike, three-dimensional matrix that intertwines, surrounds, protects and supports very other structure of the human body. 

Fascia has been described as the largest system in the human body because it touches and surrounds all other structures. It possesses 10 more sensory nerve receptors than its muscular counterpart.

This tensional network adapts its fibre arrangements and density according to the local and tensional demands places on it.

Fascial restrictions do not show up on any traditional healthcare tests, yet myofascial release remains, and is increasingly, a much-sought-after therapy by both therapist and client.

myofascial approches assist in the reorganization and release of its tensile force to restore balance and function.

 

 
 
 

VOCAL TREATMENT & VOICE MANAGEMENT

Before being a musical gesture, singing is a physical act. 

Thus vocal performance depends on the functioning of the body as a whole.

Understanding this holistic dimension, and using a combination of osteopathy, chinese medicine and other specific manual techniques, Jessica Bonzon’s unique expertise on the mechanism of the voice will help and support performers to embrace their full singing capacities, and maintain

voice health sustainably on tour.

 

BACKSTAGE INJURY PREVENTION & MANAGEMENT

Specific treatment plans with modifications relevant for the performing artist

Identification of the demands associated with performing arts medicine and of treating backstage

Movement analysis and injury prevention mesures

 

 
 

ACUPUNCTURE

Acupuncture is an ancient, safe and effective form of alternative medicine and a key component of traditional Chinese medicine (TCM), that can be traced back at least 2,500 years. ⁣

Acupuncture can help artists reach and maintain balance day by day.⁣

Therapeutic effects include pain relief⁣, increased energy⁣, improved mood⁣, and improved body function⁣

When the body is healthy, the Qi energy (pronounced chee), considered essential to health, flows smoothly through the meridians that make up a conceptual network of pathways throughout the entire body.⁣

Just as water flowing through a landscape tends to seek the path of least resistance, so Qi flows through the body. The flow of Qi follows the folds and creases of the body's landscape. It follows the divisions between muscles and the clefts between muscles and bones, collecting in the small hollows and depressions of the body to form pools of Qi.⁣

Atraumatic acupuncture needles will stimulate the balance and flow of Qi energy when it’s deficient or obstructed, to encourage natural healing. ⁣

 

THERAPEUTIC STRETCHING

Therapeutic stretching focuses on the use of both active and passive stretching as part of the rehabilitation of common musculoskeletal conditions and injuries.

 

TS can be very helpful to increase flexibility, mobility, and performance, as well as restoring posture and balance to the body.  

KINESIOLOGY TAPING

Kinesiogy taping can facilitate the body’s natural healing process.

While providing support and stability to muscles and joints without restricting the body’s range of motion, KT provides as well extended soft tissue activation to prolong the benefits of manual therapy administered within the clinical setting. 

 

By targeting different receptors within the somatosensory system, KT alleviates pain and facilitates lymphatic drainage by microscopically lifting the skin.  

This lifting affect forms convolutions in the skin thus increasing interstitial space and allowing for a decrease in inflammation of the affected areas.