Manual Therapy | South End Spine and Sports Physical Therapy
Manual Therapy involves a variety of specialized "hands on " techniques. "Manual Therapists" are Physical Therapists with specialized training in addition to their university degree. For joint mobilization the therapist applies a specific technique to the joints of the spine or the limbs to restore mobility. Soft tissue techniques are directed to the muscles, tendons, ligament, fascia and nerves to improve flexibility and function. These techniques include Myofascial Release, muscle energy techniques and active release (ART). Manual Therapy can help relieve pain and improve range and quality of movement.