PHYSICAL THERAPY MODALITIES

HOT PACKS:

Superficial Effects
Decrease pain & muscle spasm
Increase circulation
Relaxation


ULTRASOUND:

Deep heating effect
Decrease spasms & pain
Soften scar tissue


TRACTION:

Cervical or Pelvic
Reduce Radicular Symptoms
Stretch Spinal Musculature


ICE:

Acute syndromes
Appropriate after exercise
Decrease swelling
Decrease pain & spasm


WHIRLPOOL:

Decrease Pain
Increase Circulation
Medium for exercise
Wound Healing
Hands and Feet


IONTOPHORESIS:

Tendonitis, Bursitis
Dexamethosone+Lidocaine
Ions pass to inflammatory area
via electrodes


ELECTRICAL STIMULATION:

Chronic Pain Syndromes
Muscle Strain
Reduce Pain
Post-op Rehab
Assist muscle contraction
Strengthen Musculature


STRENGTHENING IN THE BELMONT PHYSICAL THERAPY GYM
Free Weights
Abdominal Exerciser
Knee Shuttle Leg Press
Knee Boards
Resistive Trunk Strengthening Machine
Hand & Grip Strengthening Items
Ankle Boards
Resistive Rubber Bands & Sportcords
Upper Extremity Cycle
HYDRAFITNESS - Hydraulic Resistance, Computerized Strength Assessments
Stack Weights
Exercise Gymnastics Ball Programs - Stretching & Strengthening
Foam Rollers

MANUAL THERAPY
Deep Tissue Massage
Myofascial Release
Trigger Point
Accupressure

POSTURE, ERGONOMICS, BODY MECHANICS & BACK STABILIZATION LAB
Group & Individual Instruction, Body Mechanics, Bending and Lifting, Neutral Position
Ergonomic Assessments and Recommendations, Work Station Posture
Work Station Lab - Headsets, mouses, footrests, keyboards, modification samples
Video Library - Posture and lifting techniques

EXERCISE PROGRAMS
Stabilization Programs
Strengthening / Stretching
Pilates
Yoga Sequences

ENDURANCE & CARDIOVASCULAR TRAINING
Stationary Bicycle, Treadmill, Climber, Trampoline, Target Heart Rate monitoring

HOME EXERCISE PROGRAMS
Individually designed dynamic exercises related to work, household responsibilities and hobbies including sports. Loaner equipment program
Stabilization Exercises
Pilates
Yoga
Stretching & Strengthening

WORK SIMULATION PROGRAMS, ON-SITE WORK EVALUATIONS

Please consider Belmont-San Mateo Physical Therapy for Rehabilitation Care.

Please contact us for additional information.