Therapeutic exercise programs are developed and tailored to the patient’s specific diagnosis. These long-term programs are designed to address pain and limitations and to increase the likelihood of future injury prevention. Restoring proper strength and mobility will ensure the low back remains pain-free during all the stresses of daily activity.
Electrical stimulation uses an electrical current to cause a single muscle or a group of muscles to contract. By placing electrodes on the skin in various locations the physical therapist can recruit the appropriate muscle fibers. Contracting the muscle via electrical stimulation helps strengthen the affected muscle. The physical therapist can change the current setting to allow for a forceful or gentle muscle contraction. Along with increasing muscle strength, the contraction of the muscle also promotes blood supply to the area that assists in healing. Also Known As E Stim
Cupping therapy is an ancient 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, inflammation, blood flow, relaxation and well-being, and as a type of deep-tissue massage. Physical Therapists at One on One use cupping to treat muscle and soft tissue injuries like Cervical Dystonia. Cupping increases warmth and circulation to an injured region of the body and releases toxins from the muscles and soft tissues. Following your cupping sessions, it is normal to feel an overall feeling of lightness and relaxation.
Instrument Assisted soft tissue mobilization
Injury and many conditions often lead to muscular guarding and pain. Instrument-assisted soft tissue mobilization (IASTM) is a manual therapy treatment technique that utilizes specially designed stainless steel instruments to assist in detecting and treating areas exhibiting scar tissue, soft tissue restriction, adhesions or chronic inflammation.
Manual therapy is used to decrease pain and improve the mobility of patients experiencing pain. Treatment of the low back uses lumbar manipulation and/or mobilization techniques designed to help patients restore their functional movement.
Kinesio Tex Tape is safe for populations ranging from pediatric to geriatric because it is latex-free. This means it an individual can wear it for days at a time with no adverse effects. This in turn, makes Kinesio Tape a useful tool in treating a variety of orthopedic, neuromuscular, neurological and other medical conditions.
The Kinesio Taping Method is a therapeutic taping technique offering support and rehabilitation. It does this by targeting different receptors within the somatosensory system. Microscopically lifting the skin alleviates pain and facilitates lymphatic drainage. This lifting affects forms convolutions in the skin thus increasing interstitial space and allowing for a decrease in inflammation of the affected areas.