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What To Expect from Manual Therapy

Manual therapy treatment is one of the most common forms of prescribed physical therapy and it is one of the most effective. Sometimes referred to as manipulative therapy, this is a hands-on treatment that is designed to work on areas of pain and disability. Manual physical therapy can include massage techniques, manipulation of muscles, and joint mobilization. At Physical Therapists NYC we believe that hands-on manual therapy techniques, combined with exercise and patient education is the core of rehabilitative care. We find that our patients are able to get back to their active lifestyles more quickly and completely with the inclusion of manual therapy. What To Expect from Manual Therapy Manual therapy is a technique that involves gentle manipulation of your joints and soft tissues in a hands-on manner with the goal to improve range of motion and flexibility and reduce pain. This technique relaxes tight muscles and improves circulation to prompt healing. When you are seen in our offices, you will thoroughly discuss your condition and future movement and recovery goals with your therapist and an individualized treatment plan will be created. That said, your experiences in our office may include some of the following manual therapy techniques. Types of Manual Therapy Integrative manual therapy. Integrative manual therapy is a functional approach to rehabilitation that takes the structure of the body and all systems into consideration to create a harmonious relationship within the body. This whole-body approach is preferred by many because it uses a structural and functional approach. Structural rehabilitation addresses joint mobility, muscle tone, soft tissues, range of motion and muscle control Functional rehabilitation focuses on balance, coordination, sensation, strength, endurance, your senses, and behavior. Advanced manual therapy. Highly skilled physical therapists use this technique to improve the movement of your joints, soft tissues, and fascia. During this type of treatment, you may encounter soft tissue mobilization, traction, joint mobilization, joint manipulation, passive range of motion, movement with mobilization, proprioceptive facilitation, and more. It is a hands-on approach with additional techniques for maximum benefit. Functional manual therapy. A functional manual therapist works with an approach that is similar to integrative manual therapy. The goal is to strengthen and treat the entire body to achieve optimum performance, beginning with the core. The concept is that going beyond exercises and hands-on therapy opens the body up to additional benefits. This all begins with core strength, engagement, and proprioceptive awareness. Orthopedic manual physical therapy. Orthopedic manual physical therapy is a specialized branch of physical therapy that targets neuro-musculoskeletal conditions. Most patients who have these conditions benefit from this specialized treatment to restore full, pain-free movement. This is done through reeducation programs, hands-on mobilization and manipulation, passive movements, resistance muscle activation, and a customized exercise treatment program. Read more: https://www.physicaltherapistsnyc.com/physical-therapy-techniques/manual-therapy/ Working Hours: Monday: 08.00AM - 04.00PM Tuesday: 10.00AM - 06.00PM Wednesday: 08.00AM - 04.00PM Thursday: 08.00AM - 04.00PM Friday: 08.00AM - 03.00PM Saturday: Closed Sunday: Closed Payment: cash, check, credit cards. Physical Therapists NYC 80 Maiden Ln, # 905C, New York, NY 10038 212 386 7979 Google maps: https://g.page/physicaltherapyny Nearby Locations: Financial District | Tribeca | Civic Center | Two Bridges 10005 | 10007 | 10002 145 Henry St, Suit 1G, Brooklyn, NY 11201 (718) 673-6771 Google maps: https://goo.gl/maps/S7ApbfDptsodPcXq5 Nearby Locations: Dumbo | Vinegar Hill | Bridge Plaza | Brooklyn Heights | Cobble Hill | Boerum Hill 11201 | 11251 | 11231 | 11217 https://www.physicaltherapistsnyc.com https://physicaltherapistsnyc.business.site



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