Physiotherapy Treatments

Ultrasound Therapy

Ultrasound therapy is a soothing treatment using high-frequency sound waves in the region of soft tissue injuries.

      Patient Benefits:

  • Stimulates healing without irritation

  • Speeds metabolism and improves blood flow

  • Reduces nerve root irritation

Trigger Point Therapy

Using the hands the skin is gently pressed to locate tight bands, nodules or muscle fibers. These trigger points are then gently compressed.

      Patient Benefits:

  • Reduces chronic muscle spasms

  • Avoids scar tissue formation

  • Improves muscle tone

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Electro-Muscle Stimulation

 

Small amounts of electrical currents are induced into the tissue..

      Patient Benefits:

  • Reduces pain sensation and decreases swelling

  • Promotes general muscle tone

  • Speeds the healing process

 

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Superficial Heat

 

Moist heat is used to help raise the temperature of soft tissues directly below the surface of the skin.

      Patient Benefits:

  • Helps increase circulation

  • Relaxes muscle tension

  • Reduces joint stiffness

 

 

Cryotherapy

Cryotherapy is a term that describes the application of cold packs to reduce the temperature of tissues directly on or below the surface of the skin.

      Patient Benefit:

  • Helps reduce swelling and inflammation

  • Numbs affected area to reduce pain

  • Reduces muscle spasms

Intersegmental Traction

The spinalator is a traction table with rotating rollers that lift and separate the segments of the spine, aiding in relaxation before an adjustment.

 

       Patient Benefit:

  • Gentle massage of the spine

  • Reduces tightening of soft tissues

  

 

     

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Hydrotherapy Table

 

The hydrotherapy table is a dry whirlpool massage

using flotation.

     Patient Benefit:

  • Relaxes muscles, provides relief, and soothes

  • Heat increases blood and lymph circulation