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  • Spinal Mobilization Therapy

    Spinal mobililization is a therapy technique used to treat back and neck pain and stiffness. The bones in the back, known as vertebrae, are surrounded by small muscles, which can get tight as a result of trauma, injury or disease. This can lead to pain, stiffness and restricted range of motion for activities

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  • Therapeutic Exercises

    Therapeutic exercises refers to a wide range of physical activities that focuses on restoring and maintaining strength, endurance, flexiblity, stability and balance. The goal of therapeutic exercises is to return an injured patient to a fully functioning, pain-free state. A physical therapist begins

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  • Transcutaneous Electrical Nerve Stimulation

    TENS is a small, battery-operated electrical stimulation device that is used to treat a wide range of soft tissue, muscle and nerve injuries or diseases. TENS blocks pain signals to the brain and spinal cord. A single frequency, electrical current is passed through the skin to the deep tissue in order

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  • Soft Tissue Mobilization

    Soft tissue in the human body is made up of muscles, ligaments, tendons and fascia. The soft tissue supports joint action. After a trauma, soft tissue can shorten, restricting the natural movement of a joint. Inflammation causes soft tissue thickening, which can also impede joint function. Soft tissue

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  • Range of Motion Exercises

    Range of motion refers to the distance and direction a joint moves between a flexed (bent) position and an extended (stretched) position. It also refers to therapeutic exercises designed to increase this distance in a joint's movement. A number of health issues contribute to restricted range of motion,

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  • Laser Light Therapy

    Also known as Infrared Light Therapy, laser light therapy promotes tissue repair and natural healing in and around bones, joints, muscles, ligaments and tendons. A small machine targets red and near infrared light waves at an injured part of the body. It provides temporary relief of minor muscle aches,

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  • Mobility Aids

    Also known as ambulatory devices, mobility aids refers to any device that assists a person with walking or improves mobility. These devices help prevent falls, take the weight off of a leg injury, or provide a mechanized system of mobility for those who cannot walk. Mobility aids include: Canes Crutches Walkers Wheelchairs Motorized

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  • Joint Mobilization

    Joints are points in the body where two bones meet. They are surrounded by soft tissue, which is susceptible to injury or disease. Joint mobilization is a physical therapy technique designed to relieve pain and muscle spasms, release tension and improve flexibility in a joint. By increasing the client’s

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