Some specific diagnoses treated:

  1. sciatalgia

  2. sciatica

  3. Ilio-tibial band syndrome

  4. bursitis

  5. strains and sprains

  6. hamstring pulls

  7. tendinitis

  8. myofascial pain syndrome

  9. muscle imbalances

  10. joint stiffness

  11. wear and tear syndromes

  12. post fracture rehabilitation

  13. post surgical rehabilitation

  14. adherent incisional scars


"A clinical approach utilizing skilled, specific hands-on techniques, including but not limited to manipulation/mobilization, used by the physical therapist to diagnose and treat soft tissues and joint structures for the purpose of modulating pain; increasing range of motion (ROM); reducing or eliminating soft tissue inflammation; inducing relaxation; improving contractile and non-contractile tissue repair, extensibility, and/or stability; facilitating movement; and improving function."

Definition from the American Academy of Orthopedic Manual Physical Therapy (AAOMPT) and American Physical Therapy Association (APTA)