Some specific diagnoses treated:

  1. muscle imbalances

  2. joint stiffness

  3. carpal tunnel syndrome

  4. arthritis

  5. tendinitis

  6. sprains and strains

  7. wear and tear syndromes

  8. post colles fracture stiffness

  9. post fracture rehabilitation

  10. post surgical rehabilitation

  11. adherent surgical 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)