Manual therapy treats problems with muscles, tendons, ligaments, fascia and nerves. Focus On Health utilizes several forms of manual therapy to suit your needs. Often times, these tissues fail under overuse or chronic stress in the following manners:
acute conditions: pulls, strains, sprains and trauma
repetitive stress trauma - micro-tears that progress
degenerative tissue - due to hypoxia (lack of blood flow)
These conditions can cause muscular compensations, decreased range of motion, and scar tissue formation. You may experience pain with any of these conditions along with numbness, tingling and weakness if a nerve is entrapped. Manual therapy acts to break up the adhesions associated with scar tissue, and free up the sites of nerve entrapment.
An accurate diagnosis is paramount for treatment success. Through Selective Functional Movement Assessment and advanced orthopedic testing our doctors develop a treatment protocol to exceed your goals.
Chiropractic adjustments address mobility restrictions in the joints of the spine and extremities. The adjustments restore segmental mobility, and effect global mobility throughout the body.
Manual Therapy acts as a stand alone treatment for muscular dysfunction, and used in conjunction with spinal manipulations and other treatment modalities.
Functional rehabilitation is an extension of traditional physical therapy. Its purpose is to... address various musculoskeletal conditions and restore functionality
Instrument Assisted Soft Tissue Mobilization (IASTM) is a diagnostic and therapeutic procedure that can help decrease adhesions between soft tissue structures including the muscle, fascia and skin.
Elastic therapeutic tape was first seen in the 1970s when Kinesio Tex Tape was invented by Kenzo Kase, a Japanese chiropractor. The tape is used in therapy to
Cold Laser treatments are painless and non-toxic with no reported side effects. As demand for alternative treatments increases, many beneficial physiological effects continue to be discovered with the application of Cold Laser Therapy.
Dry needling is a skilled technique performed by a trained practitioner using filiform needles to penetrate the skin and/or underlying tissues to affect change in body structures and functions for the evaluation and management of neuromusculoskeletal conditions, pain, movement impairments, and disability.
Movement Rx aims to bridge the gap between rehab and performance. For some, Movement Rx may very well cater to your fitness needs, and provide you with a "gym home." For others, our intentions are to get you to move efficiently, competently, and confidently so you can return to your gym, sport, or activity.