Dry needling treats muscle tissue with a thin monofilament needle, and its goal is to reduce pain, inactivate trigger points and restore function. When dry needling is applied to a dysfunctional muscle or trigger point, it can decrease banding or tightness, increase blood flow, and reduce local and referred pain.
Gua Sha is a form of instrument-assisted soft tissue mobilization (IASTM) that increases circulation, improves lymphatic flow, and reduces muscle pain and tension.
SPINAL AND JOINT MANIPULATIONS
Spinal and joint manipulation is a technique where practitioners use their hands or a device to apply a controlled thrust (that is, a force of a specific magnitude or degree in a specific direction) to a joint of your spine to improve its mobility and reduce pain.
TRIGGER POINT RELEASE
Trigger point release relieves pain from trigger points in muscles. It is a manual technique that involves applying targeted pressure and stretching to tight muscles to promote relaxation, increase circulation, reduce tension, and relieve pain.
A virtual reality (VR) headset is a device that is worn on your head at the level of your eyes. VR headsets block out the outside world; the wearer only sees what is on the screen right in front of their eyes. And as the VR user moves, the virtual world that they are seeing moves with them. Research shows that people with neurological disorders, orthopedic conditions, and chronic pain conditions can benefit from VR therapy.
Telehealth is a live, one-on-one video appointment with your physical therapist from the comfort and convenience of home. Telehealth is becoming a popular option that enables patients to work with their health care providers without the burden of traveling to the clinic.
Aquatic Therapy is Physical Therapy treatment performed in a pool or aquatic environment. Aquatic Therapy improves body awareness, balance, and trunk stability in a gravity-reduced environment (buoyancy). It also improves muscle relaxation, increases circulation, and decreases pain sensitivity.