Manual Therapy

Manual Therapy

Manual physical therapy is a specialized form of PT delivered with the hands as opposed to a device or machine. In manual therapy, practitioners put pressure on muscle tissue and manipulate joints to decrease musculoskeletal pain.

Patient Benefits

  • Reduce inflammation
  • Reduce scar tissue
  • Improve flexibility and mobility of muscle and fascial
  • Increase mobility of adhesions between soft tissues, or provide muscle extensibility
  • Mobilization and manipulation of joints modulate pain and improve mobility.

All patients can benefit from having some type of manual therapy treatment integrated into their care plan.


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