Manual Therapy

Philani’s Manual Therapy treats the spine and soft tissue (joints, tendon, muscle, fascia etc) using methods such as Dorn Method, Breuss Massage and Soft Tissue Therapy. The treatment can alleviate medical conditions that are bone or/and muscle related.
It leaves the person feeling relaxed, restored and with improved joint and muscle movement.
The treatment benefits all ages and can therefore be applied on babies, children, adults and the elderly. 

The Dorn Method & Breuss Massage

The Dorn Method is a gentle and safe correction of the misalignments in the spine, the pelvis and other joints. Its a safe manipulation without clicking or crunching the vertebrae back into its natural position. 

The Breuss massage is an intervertebral disc massage that compliments the Dorn Method. Using sensitive energetic manual massage along the spine to dissolve physical, energetic and emotional blockages. This back massage further stretches, energises and regenerates the spine.


Manual Therapy treatment cares for the skeletal and muscular structure and therefore helps to restore balance to the body.  The result is pain and discomfort relief, as well as prevention of future problems.

The following conditions usually respond very well to this manual treatment:

  • Back Pain / stiffness
  • Neck Pain / stiffness
  • Headaches / Migraines
  • Arm and Leg Pain / Numbness
  • Sciatica
  • Sports Injuries
  • Repetitive strain injuries
  • Arthritis
  • Muscle aches