Soft tissue manipulation is used to treat somatic dysfunction and accompanying pain and restriction of motion. Focus On Health utilizes several forms of soft tissue manipulation. Our doctors and clinical therapists are trained in various techniques to suit your needs.
Soft tissue manipulation is accomplished by relaxing contracted muscles, increasing circulation, increasing venous and lymphatic drainage, and stimulating the stretch reflex of muscles and overlying fascia.
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.
Soft tissue mobilization acts as a stand alone treatment for somatic 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.