Our Services Include:
Manual therapy is a tool in Physical Therapy using hands-on treatments to improve joint mobility and indirect muscular function. It is most commonly used to relieve restricted movement, and pain commonly seen in diagnoses including arthritis of the spine including lower back and neck pains or any joint pains. You will usually see the physical therapist for 45 minutes to an hour, 2-3 times a week for as long as the therapist recommends.
This therapy involves improving range of motion, pain and muscle spasms about the Tempromandibular joint. A non-invasive drug delivery system called iontophoresis can be used to decrease pain and inflammation as well as other modalities. Manual therapy as above can be used to restore normal joint mechanics and ultimately motion. TMJ dysfunction can be the result of traumatic events or the shape of the jaw joint reacting with repetitive motions such as chewing and grinding.
This therapy is for athletes, whether they be College, High School, or weekend warriors, who have injured their spine, shoulders, knees, or ankles. These injuries can occur from overuse or trauma. We use various modalities to treat pain and inflammation and prescribe specific exercises to improve range of motion and strength, to allow the athlete to return to his or her sport.
Health & Wellness
With this program we measure cardiovascular endurance, muscular strength, muscular endurance and flexibility. We use this information to develop programs that include walking, running, bike riding for cardiovascular endruace and specific strengthening exercises based on our results. This is mostly for people concerned with their physical health as it relates to chronic diseases that exercise can impact.
This program includes simple exercises such as sit-ups, push-ups, and pull-ups. You should come to us because we use scientific based test procedures based on age and sex matched norms, so you can compare yourself to people in similar brackets. This is a very personalized treatment with procedures based on you as an individual.
The hand is a complex body part. We have trained specialists to evaluate, treat and design treatment plans that may include special needs splinting.
This therapy is specific to providing therapy specific to occupations including everyday life activities to support participation and function. Our Therapist has specialized training in pediatrics and Hand Therapy
Contact us in Ocala, Florida, for physical therapy services including physical rehabilitation and sports therapy.