Manual Therapy2019-09-10T01:01:20+00:00

Manual Therapy

Manual physical therapy and occupational therapy is a specialized form of therapy which is performed with the hands as opposed to a mechanical device or equipment. It is a clinical approach that utilizes skilled, specific hands-on techniques that the therapists at Ability have been educated to perform in order to assess and treat dysfunctions of the musculoskeletal system.

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Manual Therapy

Manual physical therapy and occupational therapy is a specialized form of therapy which is performed with the hands as opposed to a mechanical device or equipment. It is a clinical approach that utilizes skilled, specific hands-on techniques that the therapists at Ability have been educated to perform in order to assess and treat dysfunctions of the musculoskeletal system.

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More About Manual Therapy

There are many different techniques of manual therapy. Therapists may use their hands to manipulate and mobilize muscle tissues and joints in order to:

  • Reduce pain
  • Increase mobility and flexibility
  • Reduce or eliminate soft tissue inflammation
  • Induce relaxation
  • Improve tissue repair/extensibility/stability
  • Facilitate movement
  • Improve function

Manual therapy techniques can be used to help the recovery process of nearly any injury.

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