Manual therapy is a general term used to describe highly skilled techniques that are used to improve the movement of joints and soft tissue like muscles and fascia.
They are carefully applied to these tissues to achieve one or more of the following goals:
- For pain relief
- For relaxation
- To reduce swelling & inflammation
- To increase the mobility of a joint(s)
- To improve muscle flexibility
- To improve motion
- For scar or restriction release
- To improved mobility of nerves
- To facilitate better movement of the spine, upper extremity (shoulder, elbow, wrist, hand/fingers), or lower extremity (hips, knees, ankles, feet)
Personalized Manual Therapy Techniques in Franklin Park, IL
Manual therapy utilizes a range of techniques such as soft tissue mobilization, traction, joint mobilization, joint manipulation, passive range of motion, movement with mobilization, proprioceptive neuromuscular facilitation, and more.
At Function 1st, manual therapy plays a pivotal role in the rehabilitation process for many of our patients. If you are searching for a skilled practitioner proficient in specific manual therapy techniques, we invite you to contact us for further information.
Begin Your Journey to Wellness with Franklin Park Manual Therapy
For exceptional manual therapy services in Franklin Park, IL, look no further than Function 1st. Our experienced physical therapists utilize hands-on techniques to alleviate pain, restore mobility, and facilitate your prompt return to your daily activities. Whether you are dealing with a chronic condition or recovering from an injury, our personalized approach to manual therapy in Franklin Park is designed to help you achieve your rehabilitation goals. Contact us today to schedule an appointment and discover the transformative benefits of our hands-on care!