Manual therapy in Longmont: Manual and manipulative therapy encompasses the treatment of musculoskeletal ailments of various etiologies through 'hands-on' physical intervention. A manual therapist provides comprehensive conservative management for spinal and extremity joints and neuromusculoskeletal dysfunction. A stringent post graduate education process is well respected within the field and among different professions. Manual intervention is based on sound scientific research and clinical basis. Physical treatments include mobilization and manipulation of joints, soft tissue mobilization, various connective tissue techniques, myofascial and trigger point release, mobilization of neural tissue, visceral mobilization, and strain/counter strain.
Therapeutic Massage Therapy in Longmont: Involves the manipulation of soft tissue structures of the body to prevent and alleviate pain, muscle spasm, and stress. Massage therapy improves the functioning of circulation, lymphatic, muscle tone and length, skeletal, and nervous systems. Massage therapy can be performed by Physical Therapists as well as certified massage therapists.
Biomedical Dry Needling in Longmont, Boulder and Larimer Counties: A unique and biological system of acupuncture for the management of musculoskeletal dysfunction using Integrative Neuromuscular Acupoint System. The acupuncture needle activates the built in survival mechanism to normalize homeostasis and create healing. The peripheral dry needling mechanism is the creation of a lesion which triggers physiological reaction along the needle site. Peripheral needling reduces trigger point tension without injected medicine and improves capillary blood flow within the dysfunctional tissue. Electrical stimulation can be added to the needle to deepen the treatment.
Work Conditioning and Work Hardening: A program for those who are not able to return to work because of unresolved physical problems following acute care. The treatment focuses on restoration of work-related function. Work conditioning programs address physical issues of flexibility, strength, endurance, coordination, and work related function for the global outcome of returning a patient to work or eliminate restrictions.
Exercise Therapy: Our facility is equipped with state of the art exercise machines, pool therapy, free weights, theraband, as well as balance and proprioception equipment. Exercise programs increase range of motion, flexibility, balance, strength, power, endurance, proprioception, speed, sport participation, and plyometrics ability.
Fall Prevention in Longmont, Boulder and Larimer Counties: A structured exercise program to prevent falls in the elderly. The program addresses risks for falls and includes a special designed program that focuses on balance, strength, and agility, as well as instruction in assistive devices. This is an approved benefit for Medicare patients.
Disability Ratings: Computerized testing of range of motion of injured joints after Maximal Medical Intervention has been determined by physician. Motion deficits are determined by measures accepted by Colorado Workman’s Compensation Laws.
Pre Employment Testing in Longmont: This program is developed in cooperation with local employers to best match potential hired workers to safe jobs, for the goal of reducing likelihood of work related injury. Testing programs are individually designed to test work capacity for specific physical jobs identified by the employer. Testing may include Biodex strength/ power testing, Computerized Range of Motion evaluation to determine pre existing impairment, and work simulation.
Warm Water Therapy Pool in Longmont: 3 to 5 feet depth, temperature 90 to 94 degrees. The pool allows buoyancy to improve walking capacity in conditions such as spinal stenosis, allows early return to function, and is great for post op rehabilitation and prenatal exercise.
Health Club Membership: A low cost service to allow discharged patients to continue exercise in a safe environment.