Physical Therapy Wellness Center

A ProTouch Physical Therapy we offer a variety of additional services aimed to promote health, wellness, and relaxation. All of our Wellness options are performed by one of our licensed therapists. These services are by appointment only and can be incorporated into your therapy program if you are a current patient. We encourage new patients to try out these services to address the area of the body that need the most attention and guide you on the proper path to recovery. Insurance is not accepted for these services, please contact the office for additional information and costs for these services.

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Cupping is an ancient form of alternative medicine used to treat a large rage of conditions by removing accumulations of toxin in your body to promote healing. At ProTouch Physical Therapy we offer both Dry and Fire cupping. Each session is performed in a private room by our licensed therapist Zarina Vitebsky. Each session lasts approximately 20 min and can be performed up to two times a week. The following are some of the most common benefits of using cupping therapy:

  • Helps reduce pain
  • Improves digestion
  • Promotes relaxation
  • Increases blood circulation
  • Boosts skin health
  • Regulates metabolism
  • Treats respiratory issues
  • Helps reduce fat build-ups

A lymphatic drainage massage is used to relieve pain and swelling as well as promote relaxation and detoxification. Your lymphatic system is used to eliminate fluid waste within the body. When exposed to inflammation or trauma, fluid builds up in your lymph nodes and can cause pain, heaviness, and lack of mobility. At ProTouch Physical Therapy we offer a mild lymphatic drainage massage for patients who have experienced chronic swelling due to injury, post-surgery, or systemic swelling. Each session lasts 45-60 minutes and is performed by one of our licensed therapist in a private treatment room.

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The cold laser light therapy offered at ProTouch Physical Therapy is used to stimulate the healing of scar tissue without doing damage to the tissue. Cold laser treatments are one of the most effective healing options for scars due to trauma or operations. This technique is used to increase blood flow to the tissue in order to help rebuild new tissue and alleviate scar pain. Cold laser therapy has been proven to reduce scar tissue pain and improve the overall appearance of the scar.

During each session the cold laser is used for two 3:40 minute rounds of light treatment followed by a 10-12 minute friction massage to help mobilize the scar tissue. Most patients begin seeing improvement in the appearance of the scar within 3 to 5 short treatments. Treatment duration can vary depending on the severity of the scar.

Learn about the tri-wave cold laser we use for our treatments.

Therapeutic Massage

Rolfing is a soft tissue manipulation used to treat a range of body misalignment issues. This manipulation technique is used to bring the body back into balance, restore movement, and increase flexibility. Compared to a regular massage that is used short term to promote relaxation and temporary relief, Rolfing is preformed long term in order to correct the structure and posture of the body. This technique is popularly used amount athletes to rehabilitate injuries, increase range of motion, and improve circulation and overall performance, while at the same time strengthening your body to avoid future injuries. Rolfing can help to eliminate muscle tension and alleviate pain for many conditions, a few of the most common listed below and many more.

  • Back pain
  • Stiff calf
  • Whiplash
  • Scar Mobilization
  • Neck pain
  • Plantar fasciitis
  • Sacral joint pain
  • Pain in extremities
  • Sciatic nerve pain
  • Shoulder restriction
  • Elbow stiffness
  • Poor posture
  • Headaches
  • Tight hamstrings
  • Sinus pressure
  • Indigestion
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postural training

In today’s age of smartphones, tablets, and portable technologies out posture is suffering leading to chronic back, neck, and shoulder pain, hip and back injuries, headaches, stiffness, fatigue, sciatica and muscular weakness. By performing a thorough postural assessment we can learn about your postural deviations/dysfunctions and determine the most effective combination of exercise and stretches to help your body work more efficiently. Our therapists will design a unique individualized treatment program to address our dysfunctions and to return you to a healthier way of living.

Instrument Assisted Soft Tissue Mobilization (IASTM), A universal version of the more commonly known “Graston” technique emphasizing localized tissue perfusion and inflammatory response to speed tissue healing. This is a gentler technique then Graston, with emphasis placed on the neurophysiological principle of “less is more” decreasing muscular tone, decreasing stimulation of mechano receptors to assist with improving movement, decrease pain, and restoring full function.

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