Physical Medicine & Holistic Therapies*
The key benefits are to evaluate physical problems, increase and maintain muscle strength and endurance, restore and increase joint range of motion, increase coordination, decrease pain, decrease muscle spasm and plasticity, decrease swelling and inflammation of joints, promote healing of soft tissue lesions, prevent contracture and deformity of limbs, alleviate walking problems, educate patients and family, and decrease stress.
Therapies is generally required for those with permanent disabilities, those who have had a major injury or accident and is in a recuperating phase, or for those who are suffering from crippling diseases like arthritis, low back pain, or cerebral palsy. Physical medicine is also very effective in aiding children to cope with issues such as developmental delays or muscle and joint weaknesses that could happen in their early years. A variety of techniques such as strength training, balance and coordination exercises, stretching exercises, ultrasound therapies, and electrical stimulation of affected body parts alongside massage to help the child build strength to his/her physical weaknesses is prescribed.
Holistic Physical Therapy is a whole body approach that integrates conventional rehabilitation medicine with alternative techniques to help you restore your health and be well. Our Therapist utilize treatments that are comprised of manipulative techniques that improve the structure and function of body systems with Alexander Technique. We also give you a personalized home program to assure that what you are doing outside of yoga therapy supports your goals.
The following list contains some of the most common reasons to see us:
Neck Pain Back Pain
Sprains and Muscle Strains Hip Fractures
Shoulder, Wrist, or Hand Problems Low Back Pain
Fitness and Wellness Education Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
Knee, Foot and Ankle Problems Car Accident
Rehabilitation after a severe injury or stroke by using Craniopathy and functional rehabilitation.
Dr. Stéphane utilizes state-of-the-art, multi-disciplinary rehabilitation services from renowned gurus wthin the rehabilitative medicine field such as: Prof. Stuart McGill, Dr. Andry Vleeming, Dr, Craig Liebenson, Dr. Vladimir Janda, Dr. Gary Gray and Dr. Karel Lewit.
*Doctor of Physical Therapy will be joining us soon.
* Alexander Technique do not replace a Doctor in Physical Therapy by any means but compliment physical medicine treatment in a more holistic way.