Ice / Hot Packs
To tolerance, and various manual therapy techniques to enhance joint and muscle function, improve circulation, increase metabolism, and promotes the healing process.
Is helpful since disks have a poor blood supply; they get nutrients from the circulation of fluids surrounding spinal joints. Fixations prevent this natural circulation and can cause disk thinning and degeneration. Intersegmental traction helps increase and restores necessary elasticity and motion to the spine. It also provides for increased mobility and improves circulation of spinal fluids.
This therapy is administered directly to the area of complaint, penetrating deep into the body. The rise in temperature, increases blood flow, relaxes muscle spasms, positively affects damaged tissues, and speeds the healing process. Patient Benefits of Ultrasound include it being highly effective in treating calcium deposition, stimulates healing without irritation, increasing metabolism and improving flood flow. Ultrasound also reduces nerve root irritation and enhances the body’s natural healing ability.
Electric Muscle Stimulation
This therapy reduces pain sensation, helps decrease swelling, promotes general muscle tone, and speeds the healing process. It is useful in many conditions in which body relaxation, the reduction of swelling, and muscle mobilization is desired.