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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Quick Tips for Cycling From A Physical Therapist

May 24th, 2018

Quick Tips for Cycling Summer is practically here and cycling is a great way to get outdoors and exercise during these warm months.  But how can you do it safely and avoid any aches and pains?  Here are a couple key things to keep in mind. Make sure you have the proper bike fit Knee pain is

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Spring Has Sprung! 7 Tips to Avoid Aches and Pains While Gardening

May 21st, 2018

Common gardening activities, such as digging, planting, weeding, mulching, and raking can cause stress and strain on muscles and joints. The following tips can help minimize aches and pains: 1. Get moving before you garden. A 10 minute brisk walk and stretches for the spine and limbs are good ways to warm up. 2. Change

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