- Stainless steel tools and stone tools to assist in soft tissue mobilization.
- To improve blood supply and remodel adhered tissues.
- Cups are used to create a suctioning affect without perforating the skin.
- Left on affected areas for 5-20 minutes.
- To increase blood flow, release toxins, and break up soft tissue adhesion’s.
- To promote circulation.
- To provide proprioception.
- To reduce inflammation.
MOBILIZATION WITH MOVEMENT (MWM)
- Also known as the Mulligan Concept.
- To improve the tracking of a joint by mobilizing a joint while the patient moves through a desired motion.
- Used for “stuck” or “misaligned” joints.
- Free weights and body weight resistance exercises.
- Pilates based exercises.
- Yoga and barre based exercise.
- Physioball and BOSU ball exercises.
Return to Dance
- Common dance related injuries include: ankle sprains, sacroiliac joint (SIJ) dysfunction, low back instability, achilles tendon rupture, and iliotibial band (ITB) syndrome. Work with a dancer trained specialist in order to return stronger to your form of dance!
- Common injuries: ACL tear, ankle sprain, rotator cuff injury, hamstring sprain, and patella femoral syndrome. Work with a sports specialist to properly challenge and rehab you to get back to the sport you love!
After an orthopedic surgery you will most likely be referred to physical therapy in order to return to your normal physical activities. Working with a specialized physical therapist will ensure that proper rehab is taking place and will decrease rebound time to returning to normal activity.