Now hiring! Apply Now
Careers Client Forms Reviews The Difference Shop 0

How it works

Fascial Counterstrain corrects an overactive stretch reflex. This abnormal reflex causes muscle cells to contract constantly instead of just when it is needed. Waste products build up in the muscle and create tender points, which can be found not only in muscles and joints, but in all the systems of the body including nerves, arteries, and veins.

The treatment has helped those with conditions that had previously failed physical therapy, chiropractic, massage, acupuncture, injections, or medications. It can help people with degenerative changes in their anatomy that may be visible on an X-ray, MRI, or CT scan.

View Study: Impaired Lymphatic Drainage and Interstitial Inflammatory Stasis in Chronic Musculoskeletal and Idiopathic Pain Syndromes: Exploring a Novel Mechanism 

Fascial Counterstrain has been used to facilitate healing for a variety of conditions:

  • Acute pain
  • Chronic pain
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Neck pain
  • Back pain
  • Shoulder pain
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Degenerative disc disease
  • Bulging discs
  • Headaches
  • Heel spurs
  • Muscle strains
  • Sports injuries
  • Myofascial pain
  • Lyme disease
  • Plantar fasciitis
  • Rotator cuff injuries
  • Carpal tunnel syndrome
  • Tendinitis
  • Tennis elbow
  • Jaw pain
  • Whiplash
  • Ankle sprains

 

What I can expect after Fascial Counterstrain treatment?

Many conditions respond favorably to Fascial Counterstrain. Clients usually experience less tenderness, less pain, and restored quality of movement immediately following treatment. It is possible for a small percentage of people to experience soreness for 1-2 days following counterstrain therapy due to the release of waste products from tender points.

Contact our physical therapists at either our Menomonee Falls or New Berlin locations to schedule a free initial phone consultation.

Meet your practitioners

Janell Strupp

Physical Therapist, CPI

About

Janell's background includes 25 years of rehabilitation experience as a physical therapist. Since 2010, she has been focusing her efforts on a technique called Fascial Counterstrain. Backed by the latest research on fascia's role in reducing or eliminating sources of acute or chronic pain and inflammation, and having witnessed life changing effects in the lives of her family members and clients, she would love to share the benefits of this innovative technique with you.

Free upcoming seminars

in Menomonee Falls & New Berlin

Our seminars show you how holistic medicine can change your life. We are ready to explain the science behind naturopathic medicine, weight loss resistance, thyroid hormone regulation, and chronic fatigue.

REAL Customer Testimonials & Reviews

I can now wash windows and rake leaves with more energy and freedom! My shoulder now allows me to apply enough pressure to write long hand! I can’t really describe it, but my insides also feel more freed! Janell commented that sometimes my adrenals and my sluggish lymph were being addressed. I chose not to mention my aching hand joints because there were bigger areas of need in my right shoulder and spine. Wouldn’t you know it, one day the cranial scan came up needing to address my lymphatics. Turned out that some of the dysfunction was caught in those knuckles, contributing to the shoulder bu... Read More

- Bonnie

Clinical Services

Our team of holistic practitioners determines the best way to alleviate your symptoms based on non-invasive testing and your wellness goals. We target the root cause of inflammation & heavy metal toxicity at the cellular level so that you can take back control of your health instead of managing symptoms. Our main clinical services include:

All Clinical Services

Additional Resources

6 Tips to Shovel Show Safely

The dreaded winter chore can be more dangerous than you think.

Feet Get Flatter Over Time

Sole Supports™ custom orthotics were designed to give feet back their missing structure and to prevent future decline. Janell Strupp, PT at Total Health Clinic uses a comprehensive evaluation and treatment plan to determ...

Move of the Month: Finding Neutral Spine

Exercise in the "neutral spine position" to help reduce back pain.

How to Correct Forward Head Posture

How to avoid and correct "Forward Head Posture"

Partnered with Standard Process

Standard Process partners with qualified health care professionals to distribute supplements, test kits, and other products that promote natural health. They are committed to providing clients with nutrients as they are found in nature to maximize their effectiveness. See top Standard Process products now:

Shop Standard Process

 

Visit one of our natural health stores in Menomonee Falls or New Berlin to shop in person.

 

Want email updates on deals, free seminars, & more?

Testing Healing Hands Icon Title Testing description Testing Sun Icon Title Testing Description