Physical Therapy Benefits
- Reduce or eliminate pain
- Help to avoid invasive procedures, including injections and surgeries
- Improve mobility
- Reduce stress and increase energy
- Fasten recovery from or prevent a sports injury
- Improve balance and prevent falls
- Help to Manage diabetes and vascular conditions
- Manage age-related issues
- Manage heart and lung disease
- Manage Women’s Health
- Weight loss and weight management with customized exercise plans
It is a modality that uses a beneficial effect of low-level electric current on the human body. It relieves pain, strengthens muscles, treats hyperhidrosis (excessive sweating), and is used to deliver anti-inflammatory or pain-relieving medications through the skin directly to painful areas
The Graston Technique is a form of manual therapy known as soft-tissue instrument-assisted mobilization. A therapist uses instruments with a specialized form of gentle massage/scraping the skin. The therapy is designed to detect and treat areas of scar tissue and adhesions in muscles, tendons and ligaments, which lead to pain and dysfunction.
Nonsurgical Spinal Decompression (Traction)
This is a type of motorized traction to help relieve back pain. Spinal decompression works by gently stretching the spine taking pressure off the spinal discs and joints, increasing the space between them, decreasing muscle spasms, and relieving the pressure off the irritated nerve roots.
Vestibular rehabilitation therapy is a form of physical therapy that uses specialized exercises that result in gaze and gait stabilization. Most VRT exercises involve head movement, and head movements are essential in stimulating and retraining the vestibular system.
While the term ultrasound is mostly associated with a procedure done on expectant moms to check the pregnancy progress, this technology is not only a diagnostic imaging tool. In physical therapy, ultrasound is used as a therapeutic modality in which sound wave energy is transmitted to the tissue to treat a wide array of conditions.