Treating all orthopedic, neurologic, pre/post operative needs as well as chronic back/neck pain
These can be modified during your course of rehab. These exercises should not be performed without professional guidance. Each exercise is for a specific musculoskeletal &/or Neurological condition. While one exercise might help your particular condition, another one might hurt it; this is why it is important to see a Doctor Of Physical Therapy First!
ATM2 ( Active Therapeutic Movements Machine
enables personalized body repositioning for finding a unique pain-free position for each user. A series of compressive belts relieve pain and provide stability while the patient is in a weight bearing functional position.
therapy is a non-surgical traction based treatment for back and neck pain, especially when pain travels into the arm or leg. While all herniated and/or bulging discs are not always painful, when they are, spinal decompression and traction can provide needed relief.
Vestibular rehabilitation is an exercise-based program, designed by a specialty-trained vestibularphysical therapist, to improve balance and reduce problems related to dizziness.
Graded motor imagery – GMI & Mirror Therapy
is a rehabilitation process used to treat pain and movement problems related to altered nervous systems by exercising the brain in measured and monitored steps that increase in difficulty as progress is made. The three different treatment techniques include left/right discrimination training, motor imagery exercises and mirror therapy.
Deep Tissue Laser Therapy.
Physical offers the most technologically advanced Laser Therapy System available anywhere, the Lightforce EXP Class IV Laser. A massage ball applicator can be used to add a massage effect, reducing muscular tension while enhancing energy penetration. The laser triggers healing processes such as analgesia (decrease in pain), inflammation reduction; acceleration in tissue repair and wound healing; improved circulation and capillary formation, increased cellular metabolic activity,; reduction in scar tissue formation; improved nerve function; stimulation of immunoregulation; stimulation of acupuncture points.
The McKenzie Approach.
Currently Dr. Hackerman is the only credential McKenzie practitioner in the region. The McKenzie Method of Mechanical diagnosis and Therapy is a reliable assessment process intended for all musculoskeletal problems. The Approach is utilized and well known worldwide and is considered the most important approach to begin with when evaluating and treating patients with musculoskeletal pain.
is a movement treatment program for people with arkinson's disease (PD). It is based on the principle of neuroplasticity which means the brain can learn and compensate. LSVT uses a single therapy focus (BIGNESS of movement) to improve movement quality in PD. Research is showing the benefits of LSVT BIG to improve one's ability to participate in activities of daily living. Click to visit page for more details.
effectively treats chronic nagging problems that result from fibrosis and scarring in soft tissues. Tissue texture is assessed by the examiner via the ASTYM tools. When chronic and rough areas are detected, they can be gradually smoothed out. Chronic problems with tendons, ligaments and muscles can occur from overuse of body parts (e.g., Tennis elbow) or can develop post surgically and/or post trauma (e.g. injury).
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