Visceral Mobilization What Is Visceral Mobilization? Visceral mobilization is a gentle manual technique which is applied to the fascia surrounding specific organs and other tissues to reduce pain and create freer movement of the hips, shoulders, neck or trunk. It assists with improving scar tissue mobility and reducing adhesions as well. It only serves to […]
Myofascial Release What Is Myofascial Release? Myofascial release is a form of manual therapy utilized in physical therapy to help with a variety of musculoskeletal problems including post-surgery pain, chronic pain, headaches, abdominal pain, and much more. Fascia is a connective tissue that is like a continuous web that surrounds structures in the whole body […]
Pilates Low Impact Mind-Body Exercise Pilates is a type of mind body exercise that is low impact and has been around since the 1920s. It focuses on strengthening muscles while improving postural alignment and flexibility. Pilates exercises focus on core strength and muscle balance. It promotes whole body health and mental awareness to enhance your […]
IASTM and Cupping Instrument-assisted Soft Tissue Mobilization Instrument-assisted soft tissue mobilization is a skilled intervention in which the physical therapy practitioner uses instruments with beveled edges and contours to manipulate the skin, fascia, muscles and tendons using various direct techniques. Research shows that these techniques make changes in the cells that allow soft tissues […]
Headaches Physical Therapy Can Treat Headaches Approximately 50% of people experience headaches at some time in their lives, and, for many, headaches can be debilitating. Physical therapists most commonly treat migraine, tension-type headaches and cervicogenic (neck-caused) headaches, although many people suffer with a mix of these headache types. Physical therapists have specialized training to assess […]
Temporomandibular Joint Disorders (TMD) and Facial Pain What Is TMD? A common condition that limits the natural functions of the jaw. Temporomandibular Joint Disorders (TMDs) are caused by musculoskeletal dysfunction between the temporomandibular joint (TMJ) and the chewing muscles (muscles of mastication). Temporomandibular joint disorder or dysfunction, or TMD, is a common condition that limits […]
Physical Therapy Before and After Surgery Beneficial for Patients Preoperative physical therapy (before surgery) and postoperative physical therapy (after surgery) is very beneficial for patients. One scientific study found that physical therapy before total hip and total knee replacements reduced the amount of postoperative care by as much as 29%. Physical therapy before surgery can […]
Neck & Low Back Pain Come see one of our therapists at Advantage Rehab and see how physical therapy can help! How Physical Therapy Can Help Neck and low back pain are among the most common sources of disability among Americans. Statistics suggest that most people will experience at least one bout of spine-related pain […]
Return to Sport Programming Integrating Back Into Sports After Injury Integrating back into sports participation after an injury or surgery can be a very challenging journey. Physical therapists at Advantage Rehab will help guide you along the way so that you know when specific activities and exercises are appropriate for you. With access to modern […]
Exercise Why Is Exercise Used In Physical Therapy? Exercise is a cornerstone intervention utilized in physical therapy to address key functional impairments that are identified during examination. Exercise can be utilized to improve mobility, strength, balance, aerobic capacity, and functional abilities. Your physical therapist will work with you to explore movements that improve resilience, confidence, […]
Concussions can impact individuals in a variety of ways, and physical therapists are trained to assess individual function and determine the best course of action for recovery. Physical therapy can outline a functional plan of care with appropriate assessment and progression of activities to safely minimize the time to recovery.
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