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Orthopedics

Conditions Treated

  • Low back and neck pain
  • Fractures
  • Muscle strain
  • Disc problems
  • Ligament tears
  • Crushing injuries
  • Joint problems
  • Surgery
  • Chronic pain and arthritis
  • Nerve impingements

Goals

  • To return to pre injury status
  • Elimination or management of pain, return to pre injury strength, range of motion and function

Treatment

May consist of a combination of the following depending on the needs of the client:

  • Mobilizations
  • Stretching
  • Friction
  • Strengthening
  • Myofacial release
  • Ultrasound
  • Traction
  • Taping
  • Balance exercises
  • Functional electrical stimulation (FES) to stimulate muscles

Credentials

  • Various courses for mobilization of the spine, neck (V2V3) and extremities
  • Stabilization exercises for the neck and spine
  • Muscle skeletal imbalance
  • Chronic pain
  • Orthopedic taping