EVALUATION

A skilled and comprehensive physical therapy evaluation by a Doctor of Physical Therapy will help determine the source of your dysfunction. This includes  reviewing past and current medical history, diagnostic tests like Xrays and MRIs and implementing phsyical therapy special tests for accurate assessment.


Assessment
Medical History

Exercise history

Respiratory Patterns

Heart Rates

Posture

Movement Analysis

Gait Analysis

Range of Motion

Strength/ Manual Muscle Test

Reflex testing

Sensation testing

Myofascial movement

Joint assessment

Skeletal Alignment

Organ mobility

Neural Tension

Ligamentous stability

Balance performance

Proprioceptive function

Functional tasks analysis

Functional movement patterns

Ergonomic evaluation


LIST OF CONDITIONS TREATED

pain

sports or athletic injury

motor vehicle accidents

neurological disorders and dysfunction

pre and postnatal pain/dsyfunction

pre and post surgical procedures

postural dysfunction

scoliosis

weakness

limited motion

stiffness

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TREATMENT

Following the evaluation, a personalized treatment plan is established by the physical therapist to target the impairments and functional limitations that may be causing symptoms and dysfunction. Treatment is 1:1 patient and therapist working together to accomplish goals.



Types of Treatment

Education

    Anatomy

    Physiology

    Nerve function

    Postural awareness

    Body Mechanics

    Self Management


Myofascial movement and flexibility


Muscle:

    stretching

    neuromuscular re-education

    strengthening

    endurance training

    functional task integration

    proprioceptive training

    balance training


Joint mobility or stabilization


Structural Alignment


Neural glides


Re-integration to home, sport or work activities

TREATMENT TOOLS & GOAL SETTING

A variety of integrative treatment tools are available to address the specific needs of each patient.

Goal setting is important for achieving results and motivation for compliance with your own active participation in your healing as a patient.



Treatment Tools

MANUAL THERAPY


    Craniosacral Therapy

    Visceral Manipulation

    Myofascial Release

    Traction

    Strain Counter Strain

    Joint Mobilization

    Neural glides

    Range of Motion (ROM)

    Proprioceptive Neuromuscular

    Facilitation (PNF)

    Contract Relax       

    Muscle Energy Technique

    Integrative Therapies

  


Therapeutic Exercise:   

    Yoga

    Pilates

    Resistance Training

    Cardiovascular Training

    Aquatic therapy (per pool availability)


Pain Management

    Kinesiotape

    Ultrasound and Cold Laser

    Breathing patterns

    Visualization

    Postural Relaxation

    Self Awareness

    Electrical Stimulation

    Hot/Cold application

    Integrative Therapies

   


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A professional and thorough physiotherapy evaluation is completed with attention given to written and verbal history, a review of any past diagnostics such as MRI's, Xrays and surgical reports, as well as an extensive clinical evaluation.  The bio-mechanics and patho-mechanics of each patient are evaluated.  A good evaluation is the first step in the path to recovery as subsequent treatments are built on the information gathered during the assessment process.


Ethereal Body Physiotherapy and Wellness specializes in integrative therapies enhance the connection of the mind, body, spirit truly facilitate the healing process.  Dr Augius integrates meditation, craniosacral therapy for adults and pediatrics, somatoemotional release, Visceral Manipulation, Reiki/Therapeutic touch, essential oils and art for transformation of physical and somatoemotional pain, stress or movement dysfunction related to posture, strength, energy levels and overall well being.


With the combination of physiotherapy and integrative therapies, each client receives a comprehensive and highly personalized treatment plan to address your limitations and achieve goals.


Pain reduction and inflammation control

Modalities such ultrasound, Laser, Kinesiotape, and electrical stimulation are used to reduce pain, muscles tightness, spasms, or swelling associated with your condition.  Meditation and self management techniques are taught for empowering each individual.


Restoring joint mobility and tissue mobility

When pain is successfully managed, manual therapy techniques including: craniosacral therapy, visceral manipulation, myofascial release, joint mobilization, soft tissue mobilization, stretching to restore range of motion and flexibility to the affected areas.


Core training

Working from the core and deep postural muscle support, the body's support system is trained to support optimal body mechanics from the core to the extremities.


Strength, Body mechanics and functional training

Addressing specific muscle groups and efficient movement with goals of return to activity with empowered knowledge of posture, movement, endurance and balance and a positive outlook.


Transition to Independence

Education of your body and the way that it functions is a high priority in the path to independence.  The transition from clinical care to self care can be filled with stress and anxiety when injured.

Feeling empowered with a personalized home exercise program as well as recommended exercise activities that are safe and right for you is a high priority for a feeling of overall wellness and well being.  In this way care is given to experience a lifestyle change towards a more active and healthy lifestyle.

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