The ASTYM system is a rehabilitation treatment that provides a breakthrough in the way soft tissue injuries are treated. The System identifies and treats abnormal soft tissue, tapping into the body’s natural healing process to enable rapid return to activity, free from pain and limitation. Some of the diagnoses that respond well to the ASTYM…

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Kinesiotaping is a technique developed to help support muscle and connective tissue function, reduction of swelling and lymphatic drainage. Our certified professionals have been specially trained to apply kinesiotape in the most effective manner possible to conditions involving the spine and the extremities. kinesiotapingKinesiotape is a light elastic tape rather than the rigid athletic tape…

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El Dorado Physical Therapy assesses and treats the “whole” person. Our licensed Physical Therapists and Physical Therapy Assistants trained in Pilates Rehabilitation combine traditional Physical Therapy and Pilate’s exercises. Pilates is designed specifically to increase: Core Strength Balance Flexibility Body Awareness Improve Posture Decreasing Pain Increase Function Pilates Rehabilitation is modified and tailored to the…

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Iontophoresis Iontophoresis is a method of delivering anti-inflammatory medication through the skin using electrical current. Ice Ice and cold packs are used in physical therapy to relieve pain, swelling, and inflammation from injuries and other conditions such as arthritis. Ice can be used for 10 to 20 minutes at a time, several times a day. more… Heat…

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Therapeutic Exercise Therapeutic exercises are specific exercises designed to help you with your specific injury or condition. These exercises will help you to retain the gains that you achieve during your treatment session, strengthen weakened muscles and retrain muscles that may have been functioning incorrectly. Cardiovascular Training Cardiovascular training helps to improve the efficiency and…

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Manual Therapy Manual therapy is a general term for treatment performed with the hands and not with any other devices or machines. The goals of manual therapy include relaxation, decreased pain, and increased flexibility. Soft Tissue Mobilization Soft tissue mobilization is utilized to help loosen muscles that affect the joints. A physical therapist will use…

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Treatment Focus Physical TherapyEach patient receives an individualized treatment plan and recovery goals based on information gathered in a detailed evaluation performed by a licensed physical therapist. Rehabilitation programs involve a wide range of treatment options including, but not limited to: joint mobilization and/or manipulation, soft tissue mobilization, ASTYM treatments, modalities (i.e., ultrasound, heat/ice, electrical…

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