MANUAL THERAPY

What is it and why do we use it?:
Orthopedic manual therapy is the assessment and treatment of orthopedic conditions through hands-on intervention that focuses on the restriction or impairment itself

 Manual Therapy is a major part of what ORS does with PT patients

Manual Therapy is a major part of what ORS does with PT patients

Our orthopedic rehabilitation specialists, and physical therapists select, prescribe, and implement manual therapy techniques when the examination findings, diagnosis, and prognosis indicate use of these techniques to:

  • Improve tissue extensibility

  • Increase range of motion

  • Induce relaxation

  • Mobilize soft tissue and joints

  • Decrease pain

  • Reduce soft tissue swelling, inflammation, or restriction

  • Enhance health, wellness, and fitness

  • Enhance or maintain physical performance

  • Prevent or remediate impairment in body functions and structures, activity limitations, or participation restrictions to improve physical function

 Manual Therapy at ORS-Napoleon Clinic.

Manual Therapy at ORS-Napoleon Clinic.

 Manual Therapy Treatments at our ORS-Holt Clinic.

Manual Therapy Treatments at our ORS-Holt Clinic.

 Manual Therapy at our ORS-West Clinic.

Manual Therapy at our ORS-West Clinic.

 Manual Therapy at ORS-Jonesville Clinic

Manual Therapy at ORS-Jonesville Clinic

Some of the skilled manual techniques used by our Physical Therapists may include:

  • Traction / Distraction

  • Massage / Graston Technique

  • Mobilization

  • Passive Range of Motion

  • Vestibular Rehab

  • Instrument assisted soft tissue mobilization

Watch this brief video on Manual Therapy to assist with sciatica, back pain and hip pain management

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