The joints, muscles, and soft tissues of our bodies help us perform daily tasks efficiently. Thanks to these structures, we can work, play, and move however we like. However, our joints, muscles, and soft tissues aren’t indestructible. Accidents and ailments happen and they can affect these essential parts of the body.
With a musculoskeletal injury or condition, your body won’t be able move and work properly. Even something as simple as a recurring headache might reduce your performance and quality of life. An injury or ailment can limit your range of motion, making you inactive. Moreover, any of these conditions may affect your mood and bodily functions, including your ability to think and concentrate.
Treating an injured or painful part of your body can help you restore, maintain, and optimize function. LifeClinic of Rochester Hills addresses musculoskeletal injuries and ailments through chiropractic care, physical therapy, and rehabilitation. With these treatments, we’ll help you be at your best.
Manual therapy covers treatments done by hand. It offers several benefits, including better stretch, range of motion, and mobility. We can soothe your pain, improve your health, or keep you moving with massages, adjustments, and other manual therapies.
You can also ease pain and get active through exercise. Our exercise program can help with pain relief and overall health. Whether you’re improving your mobility or conditioning your body, you’ll get the right exercise for your needs.
Traction helps ease an irritated spine and treat a variety of back conditions. Through traction therapy, you can manage problems like a pinched nerve or a herniated disc. Plus, it can lead to a straight spine and a quick recovery.
Learning how to manage your pain is also important. We’ll help you maintain optimal health and avoid another injury with expert advice. Our advice can range from making lifestyle changes to performing specific exercise routines.
We can make passive therapy a part of your treatment, as well. Ice, heat, lasers, and other modalities might help you recover from your injury. Furthermore, passive therapies can ease pain, relax muscles, and improve movement, among other benefits.
Through physical therapy, your joints and muscles can work better. In turn, you can achieve better motion and balance. Exercise and manual therapy are integral parts of physical therapy.
This type of rehabilitation therapy lets you relearn simple tasks in different ways. Your treatment can focus on your motor skills, balance, function, or a related aspect.
Physical rehabilitation may help you manage your pain, too. We can use various methods to treat discomfort anywhere within your body, including passive and manual therapies.
Along with active and passive therapies, we’ll help you develop healthier eating habits. We’ll work with you to plan a healthy diet and maintain it even after you recover.
Assistive devices are tools that help you do your daily activities. At our physical therapy clinic, you can relearn simple movements with mobility aids like crutches, canes, and walkers.
In dry needling, we use filiform needles to treat trigger points in your muscles. We’ll then leave them for 10 to 30 minutes, making dry needling therapy a quick treatment. Filiform needles stimulate myofascial trigger points, muscle tissues, and connective tissues. Furthermore, we insert these needles into deeper muscles.
The dry needling technique gives you several benefits. For one, it can ease tense, painful muscles and treat resulting cramps. Dry needling might help you become more flexible, as well. Plus, this therapy may lead to better pain control. It also targets inactive motor end plates for faster healing.
Fibromyalgia is a condition that causes widespread body pain. It can also trigger symptoms like fatigue and headaches. Fibromyalgia might affect your mental health and other bodily functions, too.
Neck pain can occur within or beyond your neck. And like back pain, it can be mild or chronic. Several factors might hurt your neck, including trauma and osteoarthritis.
We can also help you treat headaches, specifically tension headaches and migraines. You might feel mild to moderate pain with a tension headache. Meanwhile, migraines cause intense, lasting pain.
Typically, chronic pain can last longer than six months. Conditions like arthritis may trigger this pain. Chronic joint or muscle pain can affect your mobility and other bodily functions.
Plantar fasciitis inflames your foot’s fascia, causing an achy heel. In turn, it can hurt your foot. A strain often causes plantar fasciitis, with tiny tears to your fascia.