Special Services & Treatments
The following are treatments provided by various therapists within the appropriate treatment plan of care. They are all Evidence Based in the Research.
Vestibular Rehab Therapy (VRT)
A specialized treatment that assists patients with vertigo, balance deficits and inner ear disorders to improve their function and safety. Specific exercises and activities are implemented in individualized programs to promote central nervous system compensation.
A private one-on-one treatment under supervision of a highly trained therapist. Hydrostatic properties allow patients to perform treatment techniques and specific exercises with decreased impact to the body and more freedom of movement.
Specialized treatment focused on the prevention of injury and the rehabilitation of the patient back to optimal levels of functional, occupational, and sports-specific fitness, regardless of age and ability.
Performed by our certified speech-language pathologist to determine the patient’s
Involves the administration of small, electrical impulses to the swallowing muscles in the throat through electrodes attached to the skin overlaying the musculature by a speech-language pathologist. This therapy increases muscle strength and the effectiveness of the swallowing ability.
Occupational therapy that is able to fabricate individualized upper extremity splints or any type of upper extremity injury, weakness or dysfunction. Splints can be made to protect joints or to assist in movements, depending on the impairment.
Instrument-Assisted Soft Tissue Mobilizations
A manual technique with specialized tools to treat fascia restrictions, scar adhesions and improve mobility due to tissue abnormality.
Elastic therapeutic taping seeks to improve blood flow and drainage, joint repositioning to promote normal mechanics and decrease pain through biofeedback, joint unloading and postural/joint Alignment.
We have a Certified Lymphedema Therapist, Shelley Tucker, DPT, CLT, that is able to provide care for patients suffering with lymphedema secondary to multiple diagnoses. This treatment includes the full spectrum of treatments including manual drainage, bandaging, therapeutic exercise and skin care. Our Therapist treats patients of all ages.
Dry needling is a procedure that involve insertion of needles into insertion sites where there are muscle spasms. The needle causes a muscle twitch which relieves the muscle spasm. The technique uses a “dry” needle, one without medication or injection, inserted through the skin into areas of the muscle. Other terms commonly used to describe dry needling, include trigger point dry needling, and intramuscular manual therapy.
Dry needling is not acupuncture, a practice based on traditional Chinese medicine and performed by acupuncturists. Dry needling is a part of modern Western medicine principles and supported by research.