You probably know that rehabilitation is in your future if you recently had surgery or experienced an injury. But did you know that rehab also is beneficial if you have a chronic condition like arthritis or fibromyalgia? The caring team at Advanced Back and Neck Care in Chandler, Arizona is dedicated to helping you recover and diminishing your pain level. Get started on your custom rehabilitation plan today by calling the office or using the convenient online booking feature.
The goal of rehabilitation is to improve flexibility and joint mobility. Plus, when you go through rehab, you become stronger with each session. A stronger you means less chance of injury in the future. It’s possible that you might need rehabilitation or physical therapy if you:
It depends on the extent of your injury and how quickly you heal. Most patients come two to three times per week in the beginning. Once fully recovered, many patients continue with less weekly sessions to continue strengthening the injured area to prevent future injuries.
Each rehabilitation or physical therapy session is tailored to your needs. Today’s appointment might be different than yesterday’s. Custom treatment plans may include a mixture of:
You shouldn’t be in severe pain. Rehabilitation includes exercises and stretches designed to help your body heal. However, because you often push your body to its limit during rehabilitation sessions, you may experience mild soreness. If that’s the case, ice or heat can be applied to the area during your session. To improve blood flow and decrease inflammation.
Yes, massage is a valuable non-invasive therapy that is useful in helping alleviate pain and increase mobility caused by many injuries and conditions, including: repetitive motion injuries, thoracic outlet syndrome, muscle spasms, neuromuscular conditions, carpal tunnel syndrome, chronic headaches, whiplash, rotator cuff injuries, and soft-tissue injuries.
This 4,000-year-old healing technique in which a skilled therapist manipulates muscle and other soft tissues in the body, releases muscle tension, recovers balance to the musculoskeletal system, and improves blood circulation, and lymphatic and neurological functioning.
In addition to alleviating pain and improving mobility, massage is highly-effective in: