Physical Therapy

  • Dry Needling

    Dry Needling

    By Jessica Stepien, D.P.T.
    Trigger point dry needling, also known as intramuscular stimulation, is a technique using a solid filament needle to treat hyperirritable spots of the skeletal muscle.  These hyperirritable spots are called trigger points and […]

  • Physical Therapy for Soft Tissue Disfunction

    Physical Therapy for Soft Tissue Disfunction

    By Richard Banton, DPT, CMPT, ATC
    Soft tissues of the body include skin, muscle, ligaments, and tendons. Proper physical therapy management and treatment of soft tissue injuries begin with a comprehensive evaluation to determine the origin […]

Physical Therapy is a discipline of licensed healthcare professionals who work with people that have sustained disabilities, impairments, or limitations in their overall physical function. These deviations can be the result of disease, injury, surgery, or pathological processes. When in physical therapy, a patient is examined, evaluated, diagnosed, and provided a treatment plan that is specific to each patient. Physical therapists work to manage inflammation, improve mobility, and decrease pain with the goal of re-establishing a patient’s prior functional level, by utilizing physical modalities, therapeutic exercise, mobilization, and manipulation.