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Manual Therapy

Manual therapy techniques are a key component of successful Physical Therapy sessions. Any techniques where the therapist uses his or her hands to manipulate the bodies muscles, tendons, ligaments, or joints are classified as “Manual Therapy”.

Joint Mobilization

Gentle to firm oscillating or quick stretching of joints performed by the therapist. These techniques are helpful in improving the motion of the joints in the extremities or spine. They can be very helpful in treating acute neck or back pain.

 

Soft Tissue Mobilization

Includes various massage-like techniques to relax and loosen muscle, tendons, skin, and fascia.

Instrument Assisted Soft Tissue Mobilization

Utilizes plastic or metal tools that are contoured to the curves of the body part. Breaks down scar tissue adhesions and stimulates the immune system to increase the healing processes. Research indicates that this treatment is very helpful with tendon problems such as tennis elbow and Achilles tendonitis.

Cupping Therapy

It’s a form of alternative medicine in which a therapist puts special cups on your skin for a few minutes to create suction. People get it for many purposes, including to help with pain, inflammationblood flow, relaxation and well-being, and as a type of deep-tissue massage.

Strain Counter Strain

A technique that was developed by an Osteopathic physician and can be very helpful to relax tight and tender muscles. Seeks to find a position of relaxation for the muscle.

Trigger Point Release

This technique used gradual, constant pressure to a tender point in a muscle which is held for 3 to 5 minutes.

Muscle Energy Technique

Other Osteopathic techniques where the therapist guides the patient in contracting their muscles in a way that causes the bones the muscle is attached to move to a position of better alignment.

LAYTON / CLEARFIELD CLINIC

(801) 217-3755
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772 East 700 South, Clearfield, Utah 84015

LOGAN CLINIC

(435) 213-3850
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630 East 1400 North, Suite 140 Logan, Utah 84321

TREMONTON CLINIC

(435) 213-3850
[email protected]
470 W Main St., Tremonton, Utah 84337