Services and treatments
Myofascial release (MFR) is a safe and effective hands-on treatment that involves applying gentle and sustained pressure to connective tissue restrictions to decrease pain and restore motion.
Taping method used to enhance muscular, joint and circulatory function.
Support and stabilization of muscles and ligaments.
Occupational therapists treat injured, ill or disabled patients through the therapeutic use of everday activities. They help these patients develop, recover and improve the skills needed for daily living and working.
Speech therapists specialize in the evaluation and treatment of communication disorders and swallowing disorders.
- Language comprehension.
- Verbal expression.
- Chewing and swallowing.
- Voice production.
- Cognitive abilities.
Work station evaluations
Assessment of proper ergonomic setup (computer setup, proper chairs, etc.) to decrease headaches and pain in arms and back in order to perform job duties.
Assessment and measurements of feet and legs to determine if orthotics are needed to assist with proper walking and decreasing pain in the back, hip, knees and ankles.
Ultrasound is used to increase temperature of deep and superficial tissues to:
- Reduce or control pain and muscle spasms.
- Treat tendon and ligament injuries.
- Increase circulation.
- Increase soft tissue extensibility.
Ultrasound can also be used nonthermally to decrease hematomas and acute injuries.
Application of ultrasound in conjunction with a topical drug. The ultrasound is intended to enhance delivery of the drug through the skin.
Application of an electrical current to decrease pain.
Transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation (TENS)
Transcutaneous electrical stimulation used for pain control.
Hot packs are used to heat tissue and increase blood flow.
Cold packs and ice massage
Used to decrease inflammation, pain and swelling typically associated with acute injuries.
Iontophoresis is the use of a low-amplitude direct current to facilitate transdermal drug delivery to decrease pain by the use of patches.
Traction (cervical and lumbar)
Decreasing disc protrusions, soft tissue stretching, muscle relaxation and joint mobility.