Manual Physical Therapy- skilled hand and skilled passive movements of joints and soft tissue that are intended to improve tissue extensibility; increase range of motion; induce relaxation; mobilize or manipulate soft tissue and joints; modulate pain; and reduce soft tissue swelling, inflammation, or restriction. Techniques may include manual lymphatic drainage, manual traction, massage, mobilization/manipulation, and passive range of motion.
Laser and Microcurrent Treatment- Utilizing the LaserTouchOne laser, our therapists are able to supply patients with a low level laser therapy and microcurrent electrical stimulation which can provide symptomatic relief of chronic pain.
Therapeutic Exercise- Therapeutic exercise is the systematic, planned performance of bodily movements, postures, or physical activities intended to provide a patient with the means to prevent impairments, improve, restore, or enhance physical function, prevent or reduce health-related risk factors, and optimize overall health status, fitness, or sense of well-being.
Exercise for Performance- Exercises given to the patient by the therapist that will enhance the movement and performance of all people, regardless of their injury or limitations. We use a Woodway Treadmill for performance and gait training and True Stretch, stretch cages for stretching.
Neuromuscular re-education- Used to improve movement patterns, balance and function.
Applied Functional Science- AFS focuses on the physical, biological, and behavioral sciences of a person to treat the injury. Therapists use this technique to enhance a patient’s performance, training, prevention as well as rehabilitation.
Vestibular Therapy- The American Institute of Balance (AIB certified therapists treat conditions such as headaches, dizziness, vertigo and balance disorders. At Alliance Physical Therapy we have therapists on staff that are certified in this course to treat patients that suffer from balance disorders.
LSVT BIG- LSVT BIG trains people with Parkinson disease to use their body more normally. The treatment improves walking, self-care and other tasks by helping people “recalibrate” how they perceive their movements with what others actually see. At Alliance we have therapists that are certified in this course to help patients.
Cupping Therapy- 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 helping with pain, inflammation, blood flow, relaxation and well being, and as a type of deep-tissue massage.
Dry needling is a form of acupuncture that treats muscle tissue, and its goal is to reduce pain, inactivate trigger points and restore function.