Pain & the nervous system

Therapies

If there is a dissonance in the body which tends to amplify and manifest itself as pain or aggravation of the function of certain body areas or organs, solutions should be looked for.

We recommend you to undergo various therapies (physical exercises, massage and different physiological treatment methods) to prevent and soothe nerve diseases and pain, and because they are an important part of the treatment plan

We will find the best solution by combining the traditional western medicine with alternative medical practices from around the world.

Important

  • The therapies do not require a doctor’s recommendation.
  • The therapies alleviate the symptoms of pain, improve quality of life and assist you in moving towards a pain-free life.
  • Sometimes it is better to have multiple sessions in a row because it helps to strengthen the effect of the therapy and guarantee a more long lasting result.
  • The therapists will advise you on the appropriate number and frequency of sessions.

Kinesio taping

Kinesio tape is a thin elastic tape that when placed on the skin, soothes pain of head, sash, joints and muscles, and relieves complications arising from dislocated joints or traumas.

It does not contain medicine, but its waterproofness and air permeablity make it comfortable and wearable for long stretches of time. Its elasticity is comparable to that of human muscles.

Its effect arise from placing it to the desired location in a way that improves flow of nutrients and gases, reduces swelling and pressure on the painful area. Price of taping an area with Kinesio tape is 25 euros. The first visit also includes a consultation with the doctor and this adds 50 euros to the cost.


Effect of Kinesio taping

  • Improved sensitivity of muscles and therefore their strength is increased
  • Improved lymhpatic and blood circulation, reduction of swelling
  • Improved circulation and better flow of nutrients and gases in the area
  • Reduction of pain and improved body's natural ability to heal
  • The tape supports the joints and helps to avoid making unnecessary movements

Cost of the procedure: 25 € per area
Duration of the procedure: up to 30 minutes

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We recommend Kinesio taping in case of:

  • sports injury
  • dislocated joints or tear of strain
  • limited movements
  • sciatica
  • head, neck or shoulder pain
  • recovering from an operation or trauma
  • arthritis
  • chronic disease
  • wanting to prevent injuries
Janika Vaikjärv

Janika Vaikjärv

Yumeiho therapist (Dan 3), masseur
Estonian, English
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Yumeiho therapy

Yumeiho is a Japanese holistic therapy that uses deep tissue massage and methods (of manipulating the joints) of Sei Tai to readjust and balance the spinal column and pelvis. It helps to alleviate the medical condition and supports the spontaneous healing of the body. It improves your posture and makes your organs function better, alleviates muscle tension, neck, head and back pain and boosts your metabolism.

For a lasting cure of chronic pain and problems with posture, we recommend a longer course of treatment. For women who have trouble getting pregnant or have a risk of miscarriage we recommend a five-session therapy which is followed by a cyclical therapy that is set according to the menstrual cycle.

Yumeiho therapy is performed on a mat and through clothes. All the areas of the body are massaged and all joints are given treatment. The therapy is painless.

When is the therapy recommended?

  • In case of problems with posture
  • In case of neck, head, back, leg and hip pain.
  • In case of joint and muscle pain
  • In case of painful menstruation
  • If you just would like to relax and feel lite

What should you know about the therapy?

  • It is not recommended to eat before the therapy.
  • Wear comfortable clothes (pants, long sleeved shirt, socks).
  • After the therapy it is best to rest and drink a lot of water.
  • You should avoid physical exercise and sauna 24 hours after the therapy.
  • Dizziness or headaches may occur during 24 hours after the therapy and they are usually over in 36 hours. It is a perfectly normal response of the body.
  • The therapy is not suitable for pregnant women or if six months has not passed since giving birth, having an operation or suffering from a trauma.
Price of the therapy: 50 €
Duration of the therapy: 50-60 minutes

Shindo stretching therapy

Shindo individual therapy focuses on simple and effective stretching movements that help you relax and balance your mind and body. A therapist supports you in receiving the best results through a soft touch.

Rooted in Japan and similar to other eastern practices, Shindo believes that our energy flows in energy channels, known as meridians. Stretching therapy helps to open the meridians and to keep the energy flowing. When our energy flows freely in the body, we are more healthy, active, and full of love and happiness.

Benefits of the therapy:

  • Improves blood and energy circulation
  • Reduces menstruation pain
  • Reduces headaches, back, joint and muscle pain
  • Helps with chronic pain and muscle insensitivity
  • Speeds up injury and post-surgical recovery
  • Treatment for a common cold and fever
  • Strengthens immune system
  • Improves metabolism
  • Reduces exhaustion, sleeplessness, anxiety, and stress

Good to know:

  • Please let the therapist know if you are pregnant or have any significant health issues.
  • Stretching can be painful but it will be balanced with supportive massage and relaxing breathing work.
  • Please drink warm water after the therapy to detox the body from the toxins.
  • Please wear comfortable clothes to the therapy (long-sleeved shirt and long pants), come barefoot or in toe socks.
Price 50 €
Duration ~60 minutes

Merike Villard

Merike Villard

Japanese massage therapist

Merike Villard

Merike Villard

Japanese massage therapist

Shiki therapy

Shiki means four seasons in Japanese, that means four different qi energies. Shiki method supports each individual based on their personality and needs. Each meridian in the system will be affected during the therapy. Client will experience a total relaxation and body will release any tension and stress. Shiki method focuses on manipulating an individually-specific energy type that will be calculated during the first meeting.

Shiki aims to help and support people, balances their central axis to feel better mentally and physically. Shiki method consists of massage techniques and balancing exercises. Massage is carried out using fingers and arms.

Benefits of the therapy:

  • Speeds up injury and post-surgical recovery
  • Improves posture problems
  • Reduces headaches, back, joint and muscle pains
  • Helps with chronic pain
  • Reduces exhaustion, sleeplessness, anxiety, and stress
  • Improves blood energy circulations
  • Strengthens immune system
  • Improves metabolism

Good to know:

  • Please let the therapist know if you are pregnant or have any significant health issues.
  • Shiki therapy can be painful when the therapist supports the patient in releasing energetical and physical blockages.
  • Please drink warm water after the therapy to detox the body from the toxins.
  • Please wear comfortable clothes to the therapy (long-sleeved shirt and long pants), come barefoot or in toe socks.
Price 50/65 €
Duration ~60/90 minutes

MER-connective tissue massage

MER (Myofascal Energetic Realease) connective tissue massage is a combination of slow and forceful stretching of the soft and connective tissue and of joint release techniques.

The main causes for muscle tension and pain are overstrain and weariness of the muscles which are caused by static positions of the body. They block blood circulation and inflow of oxygen into the soft and sensitive tissues where nerve endings and pain receptors are located. Tense muscles and tendons put pressure on nerve fibers and cause up to 90% of all chronic pain.

If the right amount of pressure is put onto the connective tissue in the right way, then muscles and tendons will stretch and become flexible. Thereby, the body will be relieved of pain and tension. Also, the slow, deep and enjoyable movements make the nervous system more relaxed, restore emotional balance, revive the self-healing capability of the body and improve posture. Recommended from the age of 16.

Effects of the massage

  • reduces stress, mental and muscular tension, restores energy
  • increases the mobility of joints
  • reduces chronic pain
  • removes the old fixed patterns of the body
  • deeper and calmer sleep
  • improves lymphatic and blood circulation
  • balances pelvis and spinal column, improves posture
  • better flow of energy and greater sense of the body

Good to know

  • The massage is performed on the naked body on the massage table.
  • For better results we recommend having more than one session.
  • During the massage, it is important to breathe deeply and calmly. Breathing calms the body and the mind, releases tensions and helps to dissolve the most painful knots of tension.
  • The force used in the massage is up to your preference. The massage should not bring about sharp pain. In certain areas the so called pleasurable pain can occur.
  • The massage is not suitable for pregnant women, people with hernia, with a heart stimulator, with a diagnose of deep venous thrombosis, with serious skin diseases, with a diagnosis of severe rheumatic disease, or before six months have passed of an operation. Consult a therapist if you have osteporosis, varixes, high or low blood pressure or gastric ulcers.
  • The duration of the massage is 60 minutes. Arrive 10 minutes earlier for the body and mind to relax. Leave time for another 10 minutes for recovering from the massage.
Price of the therapy: 40 €
Duration of the therapy: ~60 minutes
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  • Külli OjametsKülli Ojamets

Tiina Tammiste

Therapist
Estonian, Finnish, Russian
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Külli Ojamets

Therapist
Estonian, English
Silja Tina

Silja Tina

Mental health nurse
Estonian, English, Russian

Vibroacoustic therapy

Vibroacoustic therapy (VAT) is a treatment method that influences a person’s body and psychics through the sense of touch using low frequency clean sounds and through the sense of hearing using music and/or natural sound backdrops. This method permits reducing pain, body stress and psychosomatic malaise, as well as treating psychological disorders.

The client lies on his/her back on a mattress and experiences relaxing acoustic vibrations stemming from acoustic elements placed in the mattress. Audible at the same time is peaceful background music or natural sounds. We recommend repeated sessions for better results – 5-3 therapies per week.

Vibroacoustic therapy is recommended for:

  • Reducing pain
  • Reducing muscle tensions and spasms
  • Reducing Parkinson’s and Alzheimer’s disease
  • Reducing respiratory difficulties
  • Reducing an increased blood pressure
  • Improving the body’s sensitivity
  • Mitigating stress and wasting
  • The treatment of psychological disorders (e.g. anxiety disorders, sleeplessness, self-injurious behaviour, autism and depression)

Contraindications for vibroacoustic therapy include extreme high blood pressure, gastric ulcers, acute inflammations, a heart stimulator and heart rhythm disorders, threat of thrombosis, kidney and bladder stones and sand, gallstones, as well as pregnancy.

There is the possibility of doing the therapy as a curative process consisting of 10 sessions, with the cost of €250

Price 30 €
Duration up to 45 minutes
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