Manual therapy is a type of physical therapy intervention that utilizes the hands to treat patients. This type of therapy can be used to treat a variety of conditions.
Manual therapy consists of:
Manual therapy is often used in conjunction with other forms of physical therapy, such as therapeutic exercises, performance training, and electrical stimulation. By using the hands, the physical therapist can assess and treat the patient's condition more effectively.
Manual therapy has been shown to be an effective treatment for many conditions including back pain, knee pain, shoulder pain, and more! It is safe and gentle, and allows the therapist to customize the treatment for each individual patient. It can restore and/or improve joint mobility, tissue flexibility, and range of motion. Manual therapy is also helpful in decreasing pain and swelling.
If you are interested in learning more about manual therapy or are looking for a physical therapist that specializes in this treatment, please call Physical Therapy 1st Rehab & Wellness at (818) 561-7707 today!