Hands On Therapy
Manual Hands on Therapy is a clinical physical therapy technique that uses skilled and sophisticated hands-on movements to diagnose and treat soft tissues and joint structures. While performing hands-on treatment, the therapist will look to find and alleviate the underlying cause of a patients pain. Read More >
Instrument-assisted soft tissue mobilization (IASTM) is an effective manual therapy treatment to help relieve pain from soft-tissue injuries and scarring beneath the surface of the skin. Physical Therapists at Ascend utilize Smart Tools for pain relieve and improving joint mobility.
IASTM Smart Tool
Therapy Certified Treatment
Trigger Point Therapy
Dry needling is a procedure that penetrates the skin with a solid filament needle in order to facilitate a cellular and chemical cascade of healing mechanisms. Dry needling improves myofascial flexibility, decreases muscular tension, and promotes improved biomechanical control during activity. Dry needling is also considered a wellness intervention for stress relieve and improved coordination.
Cupping for Athletes
Cupping therapy is a form of Eastern Medicine that has been utilized for hundreds of years. Dry cupping is the process by which cups are placed over the surface of the skin to create a negative pressure, pulling blood to the surface of the body. It's theorized that this type of perfusion aids in the relief of acute & chronic pain by improving blood flow efficiency and accelerating healing processes.
Until now, the options for treating tendon pain and soft tissue problems were limited and not very effective. Often, people could suffer for months, even years, with pain and movement restrictions due to soft tissue dysfunction. Finally, a solution is now available that is highly effective and clinically proven. Read More >
RockTape & other pain relieving products.
RockTape is the world's best kinesiology tape. It can be used to treat sports and non-sports injuries, including shin splints, plantar fasciitis, runner's knee and back pain. RockTape microscopically lifts the skin away from the muscle and fascia below, creating a decompressive effect. Learn more about Pain Modalities here .
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Physical Therapy is the improvement of movement function and pain modulation using methods other than surgery or medication.
Post-surgical physical therapy can help you develop, improve, and recover balance, coordination, and strength after medical surgery.