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Frequently asked questions

What exactly does the plate do?

Due to muscle relaxation, a normalization of the position of the pelvis in relation to the spine can be established and improvement of the functioning of internal organs can be the result, every person can find its unique position on the plate. This is established via a combination of pressure, position, movement and other stimuli to the body of the patient. This creates relaxation in the lower back first, immediately followed by a total relaxation of the body.

Is there a waiting list for making an appointment for a first treatment?

There are multiple KPR clinics throughout The Netherlands. In most cases there is only a short timespan from making the appointment to the actual appointment.

How does the physiotherapist measure the misalignment of the pelvis?

This is done by a special devise named Palpation (PALM) Meter. Both before and after the treatment this devise is used the measure the position of the pelvis in relation to the spine.

Why do you receive insole trainers after the first treatment?

The KPR insole trainers aid you to maintain the results of the treatment on a long-term basis; the alignment of the pelvis in relation to the spine. They are of tremendous importance to the long-term success of therapy

Does body weight influence the results?

The KPR therapy focuses on the normalization of the pelvis in relation to the spine. Even though a healthy weight is undoubtedly best in respect of a lower pressure on the spine and overall health, it does not have any influence on the results of the KPR treatment. Every person can benefit from the therapy.

What are the costs involved for the purchase of an extra pair of insoles?

The KPR insole trainers are 90 euros including VAT. (Netherlands)

Is only one KPR treatment sufficient?

In most cases the first treatment already establishes a significant pain relief or even a total elimination of the complaints. The second and third treatment provides the continuation and elimination of possible reoccurring of the complaint. The KPR insoles represent an important aspect of this process. All in all, the therapy is about creating durable results.

Do you need to wear the insoles on a daily basis?

You need to wear the insoles as often as possible. They fit in a large variety of shoes. Because they are comfortable and maintain the results of the treatment, most patients wear them on a daily basis even while playing sports.

What are the chances of regaining a misalignment of the pelvis?

Misalignment of the pelvis can return when:
- The insoles are not consequently worn
- Walking on soft grounds on socks or barefoot
- Walking on socks or barefoot while being instable
- Activities on one leg, without the correct stability in the shoes (insoles)
- A fall or an accident

Can the therapy benefit when suffering from migraine?

The therapy focuses on alignment of the pelvis in relation to the spine. Compressed nerves can be released. The improved function of the autonomous nerve system can result in other beneficial effects on complaints, such as headache.

Do I need to do additional exercises next to the treatment?

In some cases the KPR therapy entails additional physiotherapy. The therapist can also provide instructions in respect of improvement in posture and/ or diminishing pain. In most cases the 3 KPR treatments are sufficient.

Can the therapy be beneficiary when suffering form lumbago?

Lumbago is often seen in combination with a misalignment of the pelvis in relation to the spine. This means that the therapy can result in positive effect when suffering from lumbago.

What can the therapy do for people with rheumatism?

Rheumatism can unfortunately not disappear but people with rheumatism can suffer from an imbalanced pelvis. When by muscle relaxation the posture and functioning of internal organs can be normalized, this can be beneficial for improvement of the persons well being.

Can the therapy help when suffering from arthralgia?

When people have arthralgia the therapy can help to release tense muscles. This can result in a reduction of the pain.

Will you gain strong muscles due to the therapy?

Because of the improved functioning of the nerve system people can experience an improvement in strength. Patients also mention change in their energy level and improvement in sports performance.

Does the therapy help with stress related neck pain or headache?

The therapy provides unconscious muscle relaxation. This can help diminish the pain caused by stress, even when the pelvis is already aligned. We do however advise to also take up the actual cause of the stress to create a durable result against the complaints.

Does the treatment work when suffering from pelvic instability during or after pregnancy?

Complaints due to pelvic instability can present itself during or after pregnancy. When these complaints are still there after recovery from the pregnancy you can be examined by the KPR physiotherapist to determine if the pelvis is misaligned. A thorough examination will be carried out to determine whether the KPR therapy can be beneficiary before the therapist will advise you on the best method of treatment for you.

How do you know if your pelvis is misaligned in relation to the spine?

With many people who suffer from back or neck complaints without a specific cause awareness, a misalignment of the pelvis is often the case. A physician or physiotherapist can examine if the pelvis is misaligned. The KPR physiotherapist makes use of special measuring tool named the (PALM) Palpation Meter.

How does the misalignment of the pelvis originate?

This can originate from neurological failure, muscle weakness, trauma or accident, vertebra blockages and weak ankles.

Does it solve restless legs?

The KPR therapy focuses on the normalization of the pelvis in relation to the spine. When a misalignment is measured and restored, this can result in positive effects in relation to restless legs.

Why does the therapist perform measurements before and after the treatment on the plate?

Prior to the treatment the physiotherapist examines the position of the pelvis in relation to the spine. Also the neck rotation, functioning of the nerves (reflexes) of the legs and arm are examined. These values represent the current condition of the patient. After the treatment these measurements are repeated to indicate the effects and progress of the treatment.

Does the treatment benefit everyone?

With 9 out of 10 patients we treated with the KPR therapy the ideal position of the pelvis in relation to spine was created. This made them be relieved of their pains and complaints. Over 8.000 patients have shown an evident improvement with the KPR therapy. We register all these results and many patients are giving their permission to publish their experiences. The KPR therapy focuses on the normalization of the pelvis in relation to the spine. Besides the positive effects in respect of back and neck complaints it also quite often happens that other complaints disappear like headache nerve pain and restless legs. Some patients also experience a normalization of their blood pressures, reduced frequencies of toilet visits at night and improvements of their reflexes in arms and legs.

Why do I get a heating pillow in neck or back right after the plate treatment?

Besides the comfortable feeling a heat stimulus also further aids the relaxation in neck or back. This also assists in limiting the muscle or joint reaction in respect of the changed/ improved mobility of the body after the therapy.

Does the plate use radiation?

The KPR plate uses many stimuli but does not make use of radiation.

I have a pacemaker. Is the therapy applicable for me?

We measure the neck rotation movements with a so-called CROM measurement devise. This makes use of a magnetic system. Therefore this specific measurement cannot be performed on people with a pacemaker. All other measurements can be completed. Already multiple patients with pacemakers have successfully completed the treatment on the plate and most have experienced positive results. The KPR plate does not use radiation. The therapy, with exception of the CROM devise, is safe for you.

Do I need a reference from my general practitioner to start the KPR therapy?

You do not need a reference to make an appointment for the KPR therapy. You are encouraged however to discuss the decision on your choice of therapy with you general practitioner.

Do the insole trainers fit in every type of shoes?

The KPR trainers fit in every type of shoes because they come in all sizes. They are comfortably to wear. They are for men, women and children in a wide range of sizes both in width and length. This results in insoles that are suitable for every shoe, from trendy boots to sneakers.

Can children be treatment and from what age?

We can treat children with back-, and neck complaints. There is no minimum age limit for the treatment of children. It is however important that the child can stand up straight by themselves and perform the movements on the KPR plate that are required.

Are there certain cases of back-, and neck complaints that make the KPR therapy not worth trying?

The KPR therapy focuses on the normalization of the pelvis in relation to the spine and diminishing the additional pain complaints. A KPR therapist always thoroughly checks and examines if the therapy is suitable for your specific situation. When it is not sensible for you to start the KPR therapy, the therapist will be clear about this.

Is the therapy suitable for pregnant women?

After the first 3 month of pregnancy the body will start to change and prepare itself for the months ahead. In the final stage of pregnancy back complaints can be developed which can be reduced by relaxation established by the KPR therapy.