Fascial Stretch Therapy FST ™
Fascial Stretch Therapy practitioners are highly trained professionals who can help you release tension and provide you with a renewed sense of mobility and better overall physical well-being. To learn more, give us a call or book online to meet with Ashley for your FST assessment.
Call (519) 208-2273 or book online today.
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Ashley Payne, HBHSc, RKin, FST
Ashley’s background in a variety of sports including snowboarding and weightlifting sparked her interest to complete both a diploma of Fitness and Health Promotion as well as her Bachelors in Health Sciences majoring in Kinesiology. She is highly-trained and has completed her cupping, IASTM, external pelvic health course and is certified in Fascial Stretch Therapy (FST™).
Your certified FST practitioner in Kitchener-Waterloo
As a high-trained and experienced Kinesiologist and certified Fascial Release Therapist, Ashley brings plenty of passion and drive to help you achieve your goals. She believes in a ‘whole body and mind’ approach when developing your therapy plan/exercise program. Ashley knows that your education and understanding is key to your long-term success.
More than just treating conditions
Ashley is not your average kinesiologist and CARESPACE is not your normal clinic. We offer you more than just traditional rehabilitation and wellness services, instead offering multidisciplinary coordinated care that’s right for you. Whether you are an athlete, want to get the most out of your workout or just learn how to do a handstand, Ashley and CARESPACE can help you reach your goals.
Get your very own Health Team
Ashley can get you your own well-trained and dedicated team of multidisciplinary professionals that includes Chiropractors, Physiotherapists, Massage Therapists, Naturopathic Doctors, Kinesiologists, Dietitians, Psychotherapists, Fitness Trainers and more. They work together to develop your personalized health plan to get you fast results.
We’re here for you day, evenings and weekends
We make achieving your health goals easy and accessible by offering extended clinic hours with day, evening and weekend appointments. All are available both in-person at the clinic and online with TeleCARE.
Fascial Stretch Therapy Kitchener Waterloo
Ready to try FST?
If you are a new client to CARESPACE it’s easy to get started by booking your FREE new client FST treatment today!
What is Fascial Stretch Therapy?
Fascial stretch therapy also known as FST, is a unique approach to pain management and injury prevention that focuses on improving flexibility and mobility of the body’s fascia. This form of therapy involves gentle stretching movements that elongate the fascia, which is the connective tissue that wraps around muscle fibers and organs. Unlike traditional stretching techniques, fascial stretch therapy recognizes the intricate interconnections between muscle groups and joints, and seeks to optimize the entire fascial system for improved performance.
What are the benefits of Fascial Stretch Therapy?
FST is one such area that has recently been getting a lot of attention due to the benefits it provides. FST is designed to work on the fascia, which is a connective tissue that runs throughout our bodies. By using specific techniques and stretches, FST can loosen tight fascia, increase flexibility, and promote better overall health. Additionally, FST has been shown to help alleviate chronic pain, improve performance in athletes, and even reduce the likelihood of injury in the future. With so much potential for improving both physical and mental wellness, it’s no surprise that FST is gaining in popularity among people of all ages and backgrounds.
Is Fascial Stretch Therapy an effective treatment?
Fascial stretch therapy has been shown to be effective in treating chronic pain and improving posture and balance. Through a combination of targeted stretching and deep tissue massage, this therapy can help to release tension and improve circulation throughout the body. If you’re looking for a way to enhance your athletic performance, reduce pain, or simply improve your overall quality of life, fascial stretch therapy is definitely worth considering.
What conditions can be treated with FST?
Fascial stretch therapy is a popular treatment option for several conditions that affect the body’s musculoskeletal system. It is particularly effective in the management of sports injuries, chronic pain, postural imbalances, and various mobility issues. Using a combination of manual techniques that involve gentle stretching and elongation of the connective tissue, fascial stretch therapy targets the root cause of these conditions, to increase overall mobility, promote healing, and reduce muscle imbalances. With its non-invasive approach, this therapy can help enhance your overall physical and mental wellness, leading to sustained improvement in your quality of life. Whether you’re an athlete looking to improve performance or someone battling chronic pain, fascial stretch therapy can be a suitable treatment option for you. Book your free FST treatment with Ashley today!
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