A treatment based on observation of your patterns of motion, range of movement, and possible overcompensating that can be a result of spine or joint malalignment. Customized manual mobilization or manipulation of the joints, soft tissues, and muscle stretching are key techniques for treatment.
Customized Exercise Programs
Strengthening, stretching, balance, and endurance exercises are important to physical therapy treatment. If we determine you need balance exercises to combat dizziness or BPPV, there are a wide variety of treatment options to utilize.
Is the practice of using sound waves to treat different muscle – tendon conditions and can be used as a heating modality. Some conditions can be treated with ultrasound including sprains, tendinitis, and bursitis. Deep heat also increases circulation to the tissues which will decrease pain and aids in the healing process.
This method of treatment involves the application of electrical current to muscles and nerves using various, safe modes of technology. This procedure greatly benefits those experiencing muscle spasms, atrophy, and range of motion issues. People who have low back pain, tendinitis or bursitis also may feel relief from electrical stimulation treatment.
Cervical (neck) and lumbar traction
The neck area is extremely important to overall posture. Cervical traction concentrates on the vertebrae of your neck. Using various methods, the neck is lightly stretched to reduce pain and pressure. The lumbar vertebrae area is the lower back region of the spine. Those who may benefit from lumbar traction are people who experience leg or back pain. With lumbar traction, stretching and manual manipulation are used to free space between the vertebrae, resulting in a reduction of pain and pressure in the lower back.