Union Physical Therapy offers a unique approach to the treatment of orthopedic conditions and vestibular dysfunction. Our team of well trained manual physical therapists offer an eclectic, whole body approach to addressing injury and movement dysfunction. Underlying movement dysfunction patterns are identified and addressed. Rarely are individual body parts treated in isolation.
Patients are assessed and treated in the most practical way possible using evidence based practice, advanced clinical examination techniques, manual therapy, movement education and exercise prescription.

Conditions:

Our staff is experienced in treating orthopedic conditions in all body areas. The most common injuries and conditions we treat are:

Conditions of the spine including : Acute and chronic Low back pain, Neck pain, Thoracic spine pain, Sacroiliac joint pain (SI joint), Rib pain,  Cervicogenic headache and MVA related injuries. We also treat a wide variety of radicular conditions (pain that extends from the spine into a limb).

Overuse and chronic conditions of the Shoulder, Knee, Hip, Foot and ankle, Elbow, Wrist and Forearm

Post operative care including (but not limited to): ACL tear, Total knee replacement, Arthroscopic knee and hip surgeries, Rotator cuff tear, Labral tear, Total hip replacement, Spinal fusion, Bunionectomy.

Vestibular Dysfunction including: Benign Paroxysmal Positional Vertigo (BPPV or BPV), cervicogenic dizziness, Vestibular Neuritis, Labyrinthitis, vertigo, and multi-sensory balance dysfunction.

Additionally we offer biomechanical analysis and treatment related to cycling, walking and running. This includes: Bike fit, and Gait analysis.

Intervention

The interventions used at Union Physical Therapy are evidence based. Evidence Based Practice (EBP) combines the therapist’s experience, research and patient preference.

The most common intervention tools used include:

  • Manual therapy: Joint mobilization, Soft tissue mobilization, Gua Sha
  • Therapeutic exercise: Functional exercise and home exercise prescription
  • Movement and motor control re-education
  • Vestibular rehabilitation
  • Taping : Leukotape, Kinesiotape
  • Ergonomics training
  • Bike fit

Modalities such as ultrasound, traction and electrical stimulation are used on a very limited basis during treatment sessions to optimize the use of your physical therapy visit. If it is deemed necessary we can acquire a home unit for you, and educate you in its use for independent at home pain management.

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