Physical therapy is a rehabilitative treatment that helps to reduce pain and improve mobility. Often, patients need physical therapy following an accident, overuse, repetitive motions or due to a progressive disease. Our physical therapists use an individualized approach, in conjunction with special modalities to properly address pain and discomfort.
Electric Muscle Stimulation
Also known as EMS, this treatment uses electric impulses to contract muscles and is often used in athletic treatment and accident rehabilitation.
This treatment uses the temperature and pressure of water to relieve pain and simulate blood flow. Treatments today can include streams of pressurized water and water massages.
Practitioners utilize their hands to knead and move muscles and joints to treat pain and discomfort.
Muscular Strength and Endurance Training
This treatment focuses on improving the strength and endurance of muscles, often through repetitive ranges of motion with various amounts of resistance.
The goal of this treatment is to retrain the neuromuscular system to proper functionally by moving each joint in the affected area to the maximum range of motion.
Physical therapy aims to manage and relieve pain. Through various techniques this is possible to address muscle, joint, connective tissue and bone pain.
Various exercises, braces and stretches are available to treat incorrect posture. Each patient's treatment plan varies depending on the severity of his or her posture.
Therapeutic Rehabilitative Exercise
These exercises come in many forms and utilize several types of tools and equipment such as resistance tubing and bands, weight training, treadmills and bikes.