What to expect from your treatments
Muscle Activation Techniques (MAT) is a system designed to evaluate and treat muscular imbalances. It is a systematic approach for evaluating and treating the biomechanical relationships relating to chronic pain or injury. In other words your shoulder pain may be related to improper foot biomechanics, your knee pain may be because of weak or inhibited muscles in the hip.
The Muscle Specialist will evaluate your musculoskeletal system looking for limitations in range of motion. Once inhibited muscles have been activated normal function will occur.
The client should expect to be treated in areas other than where they are presenting symptoms. If your neck or back are symptomatic but your Specialists finds a more profound issue in the foot then your foot will be restored first before any work is done on the neck or back.
We have been able to eliminate symptoms after one to three sessions. However this is not the norm. Expect to see results after four to six treatments and to continue receiving once a month treatments for maintenance. If you are an athlete who is training for an event or if you are someone with a history of injuries then your treatments will vary according to what your nervous system presents.
What to wear
Please wear workout type clothing. Shorts and tee shirts or loose fitting clothing are appropriate. Thick clothing, large seams, buttons and zippers will interfere with the treatments.
A 24 hour cancellation policy is enforced. Expect the first treatment to last from one hour to 90 minutes and all subsequent treatments to last approximately one hour. We do not accept credit cards at this time. Please pay with cash or checks.
We are located next to the San Rafael city parking garage located on the corner of C street and 5th Street. The payment machine located at the front of the garage accepts credit/debit cards and cash. The cost is $0.75 per hour. The parking patrol is ALWAYS checking this garage. Please pay for enough to cover the session and it would be a good idea to put in extra money. Another quarter will save you a $28 parking ticket.
Please consult with your Specialist for more information.