• Manual therapy is a broad term that refers to the "hands-on" treatment that is administered by a physical therapist. (championpt.net)
  • Each patient is carefully evaluated for conditions such as trigger points, range of motion restrictions, and compensatory movements and the most appropriate manual therapy techniques. (championpt.net)
  • It may be a useful alternative approach by a physical therapist when other types of conservative/alternative treatment have not been successful or when other forms of manual therapy are not tolerated. (bodyfitphysicaltherapy.com)
  • Patient satisfaction is our utmost priority and achieved by providing comprehensive, individualized hands-on treatment that incorporates manual therapy and specialized therapeutic exercises. (zocdoc.com)
  • The term "manual therapy" refers to hands-on treatment of muscles, tendons, ligaments, and joints. (therapeuticassociates.com)
  • Manual therapy techniques aim to decrease pain and increase function. (therapeuticassociates.com)
  • Joint mobilization is a manual therapy intervention, a type of straight-lined, passive movement of a skeletal joint that addresses arthrokinematic joint motion (joint gliding) rather than osteokinematic joint motion. (wikipedia.org)
  • IFOMPT defines joint mobilization as "a manual therapy technique comprising a continuum of skilled passive movements that are applied at varying speeds and amplitudes to joints, muscles or nerves with the intent to restore optimal motion, function, and/or to reduce pain. (wikipedia.org)
  • Her extensive resume includes instructing yoga since 2004, coaching Nordic skiers in core strength based exercises since 1997 and continued education in Orthopedic Manual Therapy. (mlrehab.com)
  • Joint mobilization is a manual therapy intervention, a type of passive movement of a skeletal joint. (wikipedia.org)
  • Physical therapy (PT), also known as physiotherapy, is one of the Allied health professions that, by using mechanical force and movements [Bio-mechanics or Kinesiology], Manual therapy, exercise therapy, and electrotherapy, remediates impairments and promotes mobility and function. (wikipedia.org)
  • Physicians like Hippocrates and later Galen are believed to have been the first practitioners of physical therapy, advocating massage, manual therapy techniques and hydrotherapy to treat people in 460 BC. (wikipedia.org)
  • Based on your specific condition, our therapist will determine a diagnosis (primary activity restriction toward which therapy will be directed) and a prognosis (optimal outcomes expected from therapy, with timelines). (jayweisscenter.org)