This is a hands-on physical therapy approach using different manual techniques to address muscle and fascial tightness and tension. It is helpful in addressing inflammation, pain, and post surgical conditions, together with extensive patient education.
This treatment modality is used to provide deep heating, energy and increased circulation to soft tissues in the body.
This is a passive treatment modality that may be used to stimulate muscles (NMES) that are weak or to decrease pain, inflammation, or spasms (TENS).
To decrease pain, improve circulation or improve muscle function, your physical therapy may include kinesiology taping. This process can speed healing by slightly lifting skin away from sore or injured tissues, improving blood flow and lymphatic drainage, and supporting injured joints and muscles without impeding their range of motion.
A unique treatment environment where both the patient and the therapist are in the water, performing exercises specific to the injury or condition. Aquatic therapy removes the effects of gravity reducing stress on joints, and allowing for more range of motion and ease of exercises without increasing pain levels. Many conditions and injuries benefit from aquatic therapy, especially chronic pain and arthritis.
This is a non-invasive technique that is used to treat soft tissue conditions. It is an instrument-assisted therapy used for chronic, acute or post surgical conditions and can aid in the treatment of issues like neck/back pain, fibromyalgia and other body tissue issues.
Therapeutic Exercise is a therapist instructed and guided exercise program, specifically designed for you based on the limitations and deficits noted in the initial evaluation. There are no "cookie cutter" exercise programs at Perform for Life Physical Therapy.