April 18, 2016

Rehabilitation

Family Physical Therapy & Wellness offers a variety of rehabilitation programs for the whole family. Our services include:

  • Graston Technique: Evidenced based technique using surgical steel instruments applied to all soft tissue in an effort to induce an inflammatory response which initiates the healing response.
  • Manual Therapy: A physical treatment used to treat musculoskeletal pain and disability; it most commonly includes kneading and manipulation of muscles, joint mobilization and joint manipulation
  • Dry Needling: A general term for a therapeutic treatment procedure that involves multiple advances of a filament needle into the muscle in the area of the body which produces pain and typically contains a trigger point.
  • Tai Chi for Rehabilitation: Program that Dr. Paul Lam and a team of Tai Chi and medical experts have created by combining authentic traditional Tai Chi, up-to-date medical knowledge and teaching methods to empower a person to improve their overall health and well-being.
  • Pilates for Rehabilitation: System of strengthening and stretching exercises designed to develop the body’s core (abdominals, low back, hips, and gluteals) and ultimately lead to better posture and balance.
  • Vestibular Rehabilitation: Therapy using specialized exercises that result in gaze and gait stabilization. Most vestibular rehabilitation therapy (VRT) exercises involve head movement, and head movements are essential in stimulating and retraining the vestibular system.
  • Kinesiotaping: Therapeutic taping method that uses a latex free elastic tape to provide your body with a gentle reminder to maintain a specific position during an activity. 
  • Neuromuscular Re-education: The use of therapeutic techniques for the purpose of improving impaired movement, balance, coordination, decreased kinesthetic sense, and impaired proprioception. This treatment refers to balance and posture and is used during most treatments to retrain the body on how to move after an injury, child birth, pain, swelling, or any dysfunction.
  • Therapeutic Exercise: Specific exercise designed to correct a specific problem. The purpose is to regain flexibility, strength and endurance related to specific physical problems, to foster recovery from injury or surgery, prevent complications of injury or illness or improve or maintain functional performance.