Soft Tissue Mobilization
A combination of Myofascial Release, Microconditioning, Active Release Technique, cupping and instrument assessment soft tissue work are used with the goal of helping improve blood flow, relieve pain and restore movement. Every session combines an examination and treatment which targets the muscles, tendons, ligaments and fascia being affected.
This involves the insertion of a fine, solid needles into specific sites of the body with the goal of helping to restore function of the nervous system. Electricity is often used to help your body normalize by improving the function of the nervous system and improving circulation. This technique is used in conjunction with soft tissue therapy, chiropractic adjustments/mobilizations and movement prescription to help your body function optimally.
Joint Manipulation or Mobilization
This is a non- invasive manual procedure with the result being to restore motion into a restricted joint in the body. With a combination of treating the soft tissue surrounding the joint and restoring motion into the restricted joint the goal is to reduce pain, improve motion and reduce muscle tightness.
A custom orthotic is designed to maintain proper alignment and provide corrective assistance to the joints of the foot while providing necessary support to the structures of the foot. This may be helpful in the effective treatment of low back, hip, knee, and/or foot pain and are based on individual biomechanical and lifestyle needs.
Braces are typically used to restrict undesired, potentially harmful motion and to allow desired motion. WCW provides custom-designed braces for several types of injuries, including wrist and ankle sprains, carpal tunnel syndrome, tennis and golfer’s elbow, various knee injuries and several further conditions.
Kinesio Tape alleviates discomfort and facilitates lymphatic drainage by microscopically lifting the skin. This allows for a decrease in inflammation, reducing pressure while enabling a more effective flow of blood and lymphatic fluid in and out of the target area. It also provides postural support and reduces strain on muscles.
Medical gradient compression stockings promote better venous flow which helps to control swelling, varicosities, leg fatigue and other problematic leg conditions.
Movement patterns will be looked at through a functional assessment. A customized exercise, stretching and/or mobility program will be provided to you to better treat your injuries, dysfunctional movement pattern, reduce the risk of recurrence in the future and optimize performance.