Physiotherapy

Physio-Therapy/Modalities offered

Ultra Sound: This is the use of high frequency sound waves which increase blood flow for increased nutrition and fuel delivery and to soften scar tissue and breakup adhesions. It also softens scar tissue and relieves pain.

Electrical Muscle Stimulation: There are many different types of electrical stimulation for many conditions:

Low Volt – used for reducing muscle spasm and pain relief.
High Volt Galvanic – used for reducing muscle spasm.
Russian Stimulation – used for strengthening muscles in "Pre"-rehab.
Interferential – is electrical stimulation, which reduces pain and swelling.
Iontophoresis – also is a pain and swelling reduction technique.

Traction: This is used to reduce pressure in the spine with conditions with spinal arthritis and disc injuries. Traction also helps the intervertebral disc rehabilitation and increases blood flow to the structures of the spine.

Intersegmental Traction: This is like a roller massage table, which employ heat, vibration and intersegmental traction. This increases blood flow to the discs, spinal ligaments and musculature. This also stretches and softens scar tissue, ligaments muscles and intervertebral discs. It also activates acupuncture associated meridians on the back which help the body heal.

Hot Packs: These relax muscles, increase blood flow, and speed healing.

Cold Packs: Used for decreasing pain and reducing swelling.