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Physical Therapy

Head/Jaw

    • Headaches
    • Tempromandibular disorder
    • Dizziness

Neck

    • Neck pain
    • Limited motion/tightness
    • Radicular symptom: Pain (and/or numbness/weakness) spreads into the arm, neck, chest, upper back or shoulders
    • Torticollis

Shoulder

    • Shoulder pain
    • Post surgical rehabilitation
    • Frozen shoulder
    • Shoulder impingement
    • Rotator cuff dysfunction
    • Shoulder instability/dislocation

Elbow/Wrist

    • Medial epicondylitis (golfer’s elbow)
    • Lateral epicondylitis (tennis elbow)
    • Rehabilitation after fracture
    • Carpal tunnel syndrome
    • Nerve entrapment
    • Sprain/strain

Thoracic spine/Rib

    • Rib fracture/injury
    • Breathing dysfunction
    • Upper back pain/sprain
    • Scoliosis
    • Post-surgical restriction
      • Heart surgery
      • Breast cancer
      • Back surgery

Lumbar spine/Pelvis/SI joint

    • Low back pain
    • Limited motion
    • Radicular symptoms: pain, numbness, or weakness radiating to the hips and legs
    • Post-surgical rehabilitation
    • Pelvic floor issue

Hip

    • Pain
    • Mobility issue
    • Weakness
    • Sprain/strain
    • Muscle tightness

Knee/Ankle/Foot

    • Knee pain
    • Post-surgical rehabilitation: ACL, PCL, meniscus
    • Sprain/strain
    • Muscle tightness

Others

    • Abdominal dysfunction
      • Bloated feeling/stomach distention
      • Constipation
    • Neurological issues
      • Post-stroke
      • Neuropathy
      • Brain injury
      • Nerve damage.

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Sports Enhancement

Golfers

Have you ever taken a golf lesson, hoping to swing like a pro, but instead struggle to keep the ball in play? We may have the answer you are searching for! A person’s golf swing should be developed around their existing physical capabilities and potential. Ever considered the possibility that perhaps there is a physical limitation (joint mobility, muscle tightness, decreased core stability etc.) that inhibits your ability to achieve a functional golf swing? Our expert therapists are well versed in screening for these physical limitations, developing a plan to reverse them, improving your overall enjoyment of golf, and decreasing your risk of future injury!

Runners

Have you ever considered that running is a whole body activity? In order to improving running performances, it is important to address not only lower extremity function, but also the trunk and upper extremity as well! The majority of runners tend to focus on the hip, knee, and foot. No runners come to our clinic saying “I need to improve my vital capacity to increase oxygenation.” However, sufficient vital capacity is critically important to for efficient running. At FuncPhysio, we use the FMT (Functional Manual Therapy) assessment, FMS (Functional Movement Screen), and SFMA (Selective Functional Movement Assessment), to treat the body as a whole and address any dysfunction in your system. You will feel your running become easier and more efficient following completion of our comprehensive treatment program. Guaranteed.

Running technique also plays an important role in sustainable speed and injury prevention. But the technique is seldom able to overcome musculoskeletal dysfunction such as joint restriction, muscle adhesion, and decreased motor control. We’ll not only help eliminate any existing dysfunctions, but also analyze and help retrain proper running form to help maximize your existing potential!

Are you an efficient runner? Running with FMT article by Mike Binet

Performing Artists

Musicians, Dancers, and Singers are athletes too! The level of muscular control and coordination required for optimal performance of these crafts is extraordinary. At FuncPhysio, we work with each artist to understand their functional needs and help enhance performance. 

Musicians

  • Musicians require exquisitely high levels of fine motor control, vocal coordination, and endurance. High performance is supported by an efficiently functioning physical foundation.
  • For example, a flute player requires a strong core (abdominal) stability to hold the flute in the place without tensing up the shoulder and forearm. Relaxed shoulders and arms supported by a strong core is important to achieving the finest motor control of the fingers.
  • Rib mobility, functional diaphragmatic breathing, and functional TMJ (jaw/lip) are also key to produce a beautiful sound and melody. If dysfunction is present in these structures, performance may be limited, and musicians may even be susceptible to overuse injuries.

Dancers

  • Dancers must have an exceptional foundation of flexibility and core stability and strength. From these foundations comes increased levels of motor control, kinesthetic awareness, explosiveness, and agility. If these foundations are dysfunctional, decreased performance or injury will likely be the result. 
  • Our expertise in FMT (Functional Manual Therapy) allows us to pinpoint weakness in the body, and work to improve them. In this way, we can help you to achieve your desired performance level.

Singers

  • To produce clear, vibrant tones, singers must have functional rib, thoracic girdle, vocal cord, and Jaw (TMJ) function. The thoracic and lumbar spine mobility and core stability also play a major role in posture, breathing and endurance during singing.
  • Impaired tone, pitch, range, and intonation can result if any of the above body parts is dysfunction. Our FMT (Functional Manual Therapy) approach to treatment allows us to efficiently assess your system, quickly identify any existing issues, and improve them in order to maximize singing performance. You will feel and hear a noticeable difference!

Injury Prevention

For people who want to begin physical activities.

We notice increased number of people get hurt when they start going to a gym, doing yoga/Pilates classes, dancing, running, and other physical activities typically considered “healthy.” What you may not have noticed is current tolerance of your body. Your body may have been over the years of sedentary life style, sudden start of an activity may put stress on your body, and you may get injured.

For people has a risk of repetitive injuries

Performing any activity requiring the repetition of a motion is a risk for injury. For example, a runner uses the same muscles and joint repeatedly in running for miles. If your body has a weak link (pattern of weakness in the body), you most likely put extra stress to this weak link and get injured. This type of injury is not only for those performing sports/physical activities, but also for others, such as those who perform a musical instrument, who use a computer, who cook, and who take care of babies/children.

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