From helping you eliminate pain from injuries to providing workshops for pregnant soon-to-be moms, Optimal Health has got plans and treatments to help you start living your best life.
Active Release Technique is a hands-on soft tissue manipulation technique designed to treat fascial adhesions in muscles, tendons, fascia and ligaments. ART is used by chiropractors and sports injury specialists to break up scar tissue and mobilize soft tissue restrictions.
Graston Technique® is an instrument assisted soft tissue mobilization method that is used by chiropractors and sports injury specialists to break up scar tissue and mobilize soft tissue restrictions.
There are many forms of chiropractic adjustments, but traditionally they involve applying an impulse into the spine to cause changes biomechanically and neurologically. These adjustments range from light lower level impulses to higher velocity manual adjustments.
A non-surgical approach to rehabilitation of dysfunctions in the pelvis that contribute to bowel, bladder, sexual health, and pain complaints. Approaches may include behavioral strategies, manual therapies, modalities, therapeutic exercise, education, and functional re-training.
At Optimal Health Chiropractic and Physical Therapy, we take a functional approach to physical therapy and rehabilitation. Starting with a mechanical diagnosis we focus on finding a directional preference to classify and treat your pain. We then follow up with functional exercises geared toward basic human movement patterns.
Post-Isometric Relaxation (PIR) is a muscle energy technique used to relax and lengthen a hypertonic and shortened muscle. This gentle stretching technique is typically used on postural muscles (the muscles that enable the body to walk, sit, and stand).
The McKenzie Method® of Mechanical Diagnosis and Therapy® (MDT) is an internationally acclaimed method of assessment and treatment for spinal and
extremity pain developed by New Zealand Physiotherapist Robin McKenzie. It has been widely used all over the world for more than 30 years.
The Selective Functional Movement Assessment (SFMA) is a classification system designed to help locate movement faults that may lead to over use injuries over time.
TPI is the world’s leading educational organization dedicated to the study of how the human body functions in relation to the golf swing. Since its inception in 2003, TPI has studied thousands of golfers ranging from the top professional Tour players to weekend enthusiasts. TPI seeks to educate the golf industry professionals and the playing public on the importance of the body and how it relates to the golf swing.
DNS is a functional rehabilitation technique that focuses on proper muscle balance and joint function. It is based on the works of Dr. Vojta, a neurologist, and has been developed by other leading manual therapists, such as Dr. Lewit, Dr. Janda, and Pavel Kolar, PhD, DPT.
With advanced training in the Selective Functional Movement Assessment (SFMA), Dynamic Neuromuscular Stabilization (DNS), Liebensons Mag 7, and a few others screening systems we pride ourselves on being able to locate your movement and postural dysfunctions that may have lead to your pain in the first place
Functional Range Conditioning (FRC) is a comprehensive joint training system based on scientific principles used to improve movement efficiency, strengthen joints, and enhance body control.
The Cox Flexion Distraction Technique is a non-force adjustment procedure to help the spine heal naturally. It is based on principles of both chiropractic and osteopathy, a combination that often provides fast relief from low back and leg pain, without the need for surgery. It is one of the most effective and well-researched techniques used by chiropractors
Rock Tape is a form of Kinesiology tape and is designed to help facilitate the body's natural healing process by adding support to stabilizing muscles, joints, and ligamentous structures. The major advantage of this style of tape versus traditional athletic taping is the ability of the tape to stretch.
Cupping therapy is a form of alternative medicine in which cups are placed on the skin to create suction.
Foot Levelers Custom Orthotics are offered at Optimal Health Chiropractic and Physical Therapy. They are a unique custom orthotic shoe insert that supports all three arches of your feet. This will help create a solid foundation upon which proper posture can be built. Each pair of Foot Levelers is custom-made off of a digital scan of your foot. They are created to stabilize your spine and pelvis by correcting specific imbalances in your feet.