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A variety of physical rehabilitation techniques are used at Healing Hands Wellness & Chiropractic Center. The following is a description of some of these techniques:
People who suffer from various pains are often encouraged to help their own recovery
through exercise and physical therapy, but are seldom given the knowledge and tools
needed to accomplish this. At our office, we work with patients to achieve long-
Interferential Current (Electrical Stimulation)
Interferential current therapy is a treatment to aid the relief of pain and the promotion
Intersegmental traction is performed using a table with rollers inside. The patient lays on their back and the rollers will gently move up and down their spine. The traction acts as both a stretching aid and a massage tool to the patient. Intersegmental traction tables help reestablish the normal ranges of the body’s spine. Intersegmental traction tables also help facilitate muscle relaxation and reduce muscle spasms. Consistent use of intersegmental traction has been shown to greatly accelerate the recovery process from a back injury.
Depending on the type and age of an injury, the doctors may apply a hot or cold pack to the injured region. Acute (new) injuries will typically receive cold therapy while chronic (old) injuries typically benefit more from heat. The doctor will evaluate if you could benefit from either hot or cold therapy. Also, patients may be instructed to use either heat or a cold pack at home.
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