What is Physical Therapy?

BackFit Health + Spine is dedicated to providing exceptional Physical Therapy care when assessing and treating your specific injury or complaint. Our primary goal is to accurately identify the “ROOT CAUSE” of your problem and determine a detailed treatment plan to correct it. Emphasis is also placed on preventative measures to maintain gains made while under the direction of our Physical Therapists and our entire TEAM of Medical and Chiropractic Physicians. Our services are specifically designed to return patients to athletics, recreational activities, work, your daily activities or any other tasks that have been affected due to your condition. Let’s get you back in the game TODAY!

We perform Physical Therapy and various treatments for people with:

  • General Back Pain
  • Neck & Low Back Pain
  • Leg & Arm Pain/Numbness
  • Headaches/Migraines
  • Sciatica Pain / Sciatica Symptoms
  • Sciatic Nerve Irritation
  • Back Spasms
  • Pinched Nerve
  • Herniated Disc / Bulging Disc
  • Whiplash
  • Pain and discomfort between the shoulders
  • Carpal Tunnel/wrist pain
  • Arm-Hand/leg-foot pain
  • Work/Sports Injuries
  • Auto/Personal Injuries
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Arthritis/Stenosis
  • Muscle Spasm
  • Muscle, tendon and joint issues
  • Temporomandibular Joint and Muscle Disorders (TMJ Disorders)
  • Scoliosis and many other conditions relevant to your body’s nervous system and musculoskeletal system
  • Children, Adult & Geriatrics

Your customized Physical Therapy plan at BackFit might include:

  • Spinal Decompression Therapy: advanced decompression device used to remove pressure on spinal discs
  • Lumbar Flexion/Extension Therapy: specific exercises designed to target the injured and affected area
  • Full Spinal Traction and Range of Motion: therapeutic distraction of the injured area allowing for increased ROM and pain relief
  • Graston: a form of manual therapy known as soft-tissue instrument-assisted mobilization. It utilizes specialized instruments to massage and scrape the skin, gently providing effective scar tissue/adhesion removal.
  • Myofascial release: sustained hold at a dysfunctional soft tissue region which is designed to decrease muscular tightness and reduce pain with acute and chronic conditions
  • Soft tissue mobilization: rhythmic movement at a dysfunctional soft tissue region which is designed to reduce muscle tightness and decrease pain
  • Joint mobilizations: a manual intervention designed to improve joint mobility, ROM, and decrease pain
  • Muscle energy technique: manual intervention utilized to re-align anatomical asymmetries, such as pelvic misalignment and lumbar spine rotations
  • Functional dry needling: use of small needles to deactivate trigger points and loosen shortened muscles
  • Therapeutic exercise: patient-specific exercises prescribed to improve deficits such as decreased strength, flexibility, and muscular endurance
  • Therapeutic activities: exercises designed to improve activity specific functional strength and mobility
  • Neuromuscular re-education: activities employed to improve proprioception, balance, gait and kinesthetic awareness
  • Kinesio Taping: therapeutic taping technique applied to the skin to facilitate or inhibit muscular activity, reduce swelling, and increase joint stability
  • Electrical Stimulation/Deep Ultrasound Therapy: modality designed to facilitate muscular activity, inhibit pain, and reduce swelling
  • Patient Education: provide logical reasoning for the cause of injury, prognosis expectations, and information on how to prevent reoccurrence of the injury
  • Home Exercise Prescription: detailed summary of customized activities to perform outside of therapy visits in e-mail and/or print format
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