Active Release Technique (ART) is a patented, state of the art soft tissue system / movement-based massage technique that treats problems with muscles, tendons, ligaments, fascia and nerves. Headaches, back pain, carpal tunnel syndrome, shin splints, shoulder pain, sciatica, plantar fasciitis, knee problems, and tennis elbow are just a few of the many conditions that can be resolved quickly and permanently with ART. These conditions all have one important thing in common: they are often a result of overused muscles.
In Motion Physical Therapy treats a wide range of diagnoses and conditions. Our staff’s extensive education and years of experience enables us to use a wide range of rehabilitation techniques and practices to treat these conditions.
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Active Release Technique (ART)
Amputee rehabilitation is for the patient that has an amputation and can include prosthesis fitting and training as well as physical therapy for the associated disabilities linked to the amputation.
Balance and Vestibular Rehabilitation
Balance and Vestibular rehabilitation includes dysfunctions of the inner ear, age related balance difficulties and any pathology/injury that leads to symptoms or difficulty with the activities of daily living.
Functional Capacity Evaluation
A functional capacity evaluation is set of tests, practices and observations that are combined to determine the ability of a patient to function in a variety of circumstances, most often employment, in an objective manner.
The Graston Technique® is an innovative, patented form of instrument-assisted soft tissue mobilization that enables clinicians to effectively break down scar tissue and fascial restrictions. The technique utilizes specially designed stainless steel instruments to specifically detect and effectively treat areas exhibiting soft tissue fibrosis or chronic inflammation.
Hand and Upper Extremity
Hand and upper extremity rehabilitation includes conditions such as carpal tunnel, tendonitis, fractures, and post surgical conditions occurring from the shoulder to the hand.
McKenzie Evaluation and Treatment
The McKenzie Method of Mechanical Diagnosis and Therapy (MDT) is a reliable assessment process intended for all musculoskeletal problems, including pain in the back, neck and extremities, as well as issues associated with sciatica, sacroiliac joint pain, arthritis, degenerative disc disease, muscle spasms and intermittent numbness in hands or feet.
Most musculoskeletal pain is “mechanical” in origin, which means it a result of abnormal or unusual forces or mechanics occurring in the tissue. Further, it means that a position, movement or activity caused the pain to start. If a mechanical force caused the problem then it is logical that a mechanical force may be part of the solution. The McKenzie MDT system is designed to identify the mechanical problem and develop a plan to correct or improve the mechanics and thus decrease or eliminate the pain and functional problems.
The nervous system encompasses the brain, spinal cord and nerves branching off of the spinal cord. Neurological rehabilitation includes treatment of disordersassociated with the nervous system including stroke, spinal cord injury, and brain injury. Also included is neurological diseases such as multiple sclerosis, and parkinson’s disease.
Orthopedics is general term for the musculoskeletal system. Physical Therapists specialize in all aspects of rehabilitation regarding the muscles, joints, ligaments, tendons throughout the entire body.
Pediatric physical therapy refers to the rehabilitation of infants and young children for conditions such as development delay, plagiocephaly, and torticollis. In Pediatrics at In Motion, we treat children of all ages in a wide variety of diagnoses.
Pre and Post Surgical Rehabilitation
Pre and post surgical rehabilitation includes physical therapy for a wide range of surgical procedures. This ranges from the orthopedic procedures to general surgery. Physical therapy can be indicated when there is a change in physical status or limitations in function.
Spine Rehabilitation can include the cervical(neck), thoracic(mid-back), and lumbar (low-back) spine. Physical therapists treat a wide variety of conditions related to the spine including but not limited to disc problems, sprains/strains, arthritis, stenosis, nerve problems, sciatica, post surgical and much more.
Physical therapists treat all sports injuries seen in patients of a wide variety of ages and activity levels. We have experience with treating professional athletes to children just starting, and have a fully equipped fitness center to transition athletes back to their pre-injury levels.
Temporomandibular Joint (TMJ) refers to problems associated with the jaw and the related facial muscles. Physical therapy treats the cause of the symptoms to return the patient to normal level of functioning.
Women’s Health Issues
Women’s Health Issues refer to a variety of problems that include post pregnancy pain, incontinence or any problems associated the pelvis / lower abdominal area.
Work Hardening is a highly structured, goal-oriented, individualized treatment program designed to maximize a person’s ability to return to work. This program often includes real life work simulation.