What is MANUAL THERAPY?

August 13th, 2018

At Mana Physical Therapy, we pride ourselves on being advanced orthopedic practitioners with refined manual therapy skills, but what does that mean for you? What is Manual Therapy? Manual therapy is the use of hands-on techniques to reduce pain and/or restore mobility.  These techniques include mobilizing and manipulating soft-tissues, such as muscles, and bone/joints in order

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Five Myths About Concussions

April 30th, 2018

Five Myths About Concussions The CDC estimates 1.6-3.8 million sport/recreation-related concussions happen per year in the United States. 300,000 high-school athletes experience a concussion per year. These numbers are large. Understanding the myths associated with concussion can help you or a someone you know seek treatment when necessary. MYTH 1: LOSS OF CONSCIOUSNESS= CONCUSSION Most

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Manual Therapy for The Shoulder

November 23rd, 2016

In this photo our client is receiving a joint mobilization of the glenohumeral joint which resulted in improved ability to reach behind his back and overhead with more range of motion and less pain.