Orthopedic manual therapy is a specialization of physical therapy for neuromusculoskeletal pathologies.
Manual therapy is based on scientific evidence, clinician expertise and rigorous clinical examination.
Joint manipulation and mobilization are manual techniques used by the physical therapist/manual therapist.
These are combined with posture correction, active exercises, as well as self-care of the client to allow improvements to last over time.
Deep friction massage
Deep cross-sectional frictions
Myofascial techniques: trigger points and dry needling
Stabilization and neuromuscular coordination exercises
Reduce pain and other symptoms
Optimize the patient's functional activities in an efficient and sustainable way.