Physical Therapy Services offered in Brevard County, Florida:
Orthopedic & Sports Injury Rehabilitation
Back & Neck
Hip & Knee
Ankle & Foot
Elbow & Hand
Pre and Post-Surgical Rehabilitation
Health and Wellness Programs
Running and Walking Gait Assessments
Ergonomic and Body Mechanics
Sports Specific Assessment
We specialize in outpatient orthopedics, geriatrics, and sports related injuries.
Types of Treatments and Techniques
What is Traditional Manual Therapy?
Manual therapy techniques are skilled hand movements and skilled passive movements of joints and soft tissue and are intended to improve tissue extensibility; increase range of motion; induce relaxation; mobilize or manipulate soft tissue and joints; modulate pain; and reduce soft tissue swelling, inflammation, or restriction.
The certified physical therapists at In Balance Rehab use manual therapy techniques to increase joint mobility to allow for improved range of motion and to resolve any soft tissue dysfunction relieving pain, spasm and any tissue restrictions.
These specialized techniques enhance the healing process and the ability to move freely ultimately improving physical function.
What is Therapeutic Exercise?
In Balance Rehab uses customized therapeutic exercise programs to address specific dysfunction. Therapeutic exercises may include any of the following:
Stretching/ Flexibility Exercises
Proprioception and Kinetic Training
Balance and Gait Training
Muscle energy techniques
Proprio-neuromuscular facilitation- PNF
What are Therapeutic Treatment Modalities?
Therapeutic modalities or physical modalities, are specific applications that help reduce pain & swelling while promoting healing to help you regain normal functional mobility. Therapeutic modality treatments may include:
Heat & Cold treatments
Common Dry Needling Questions:
Does it hurt?
DN is safe and minimally discomforting often substantially relieving pain in the first session.
How is it different than acupuncture?
It uses similar tools, but that’s where the similarity ends. Acupuncture in based on Eastern medicine using meridians of the body to balance chi. Dry needling is rooted in Western medicine & evaluation for pain patterns, posture, movement impairment, function and orthopedic tests.
What are the potential effects of dry needling?
Releasing the taut band increasing flexibility of the muscle & ROM
Increase blood flow & oxygen
Stimulation of the pain-gate theory relieving pain
Improve kinesthetic awareness