Physical therapy in lewis center, oh
Our Approach and philosophy
A “hands-on” approach separates Athletic Advantage from other clinics. We focus on manual therapy techniques to improve your mobility to promote relaxation, decrease pain, improve flexibility, strengthen tissue, and improve movement patterns. With our convenient location in Lewis Center, OH, we’re ready to show you how our unique approach and professional staff can change your life today.
physical therapy techniques:
Muscle Energy (MET)
Muscle Energy Technique, or MET, is an osteopathic procedure developed and used by the osteopathic physician as a remedy for musculoskeletal conditions. Muscle Energy Technique, or MET, is an osteopathic procedure developed and used by the osteopathic physician as a remedy for musculoskeletal conditions.
Myofascial Release is the therapeutic treatment of the non-elastic tissue that three-dimensionally surrounds and integrates all tissues of the body. The myofascial tissue commonly thickens and becomes restricted from injury, inflammation or disease. The myofascial tissue for example, is similar to the jell-o in a jell-o salad.
The jell-o represents the myofascial tissue and all the other ingredients resemble various bodily components such as organs, muscle, tendon, blood vessels and nerve structures. The facial system can exert approximately 2000 pounds per square inch of compressive force on pain sensitive soft tissue structures. Myofascial Release is an effective hands-on approach to treat the myofascial system to release these soft tissue adhesions, to eliminate pain and restore motion, circulation and tissue elasticity.
Soft Tissue Mobilization
A manual technique performed to break up any adhesions that are causing restrictions in the body. These adhesions can consist of fibrous tissue (scar tissue), inelastic tissue, tissue fluids or any other tissue that is misaligned.
Instrument-Assisted Soft Tissue Mobilization (IASTM)
IASTM is a simple, yet effective, manual therapy technique that is not aggressive that compliments the hands on techniques. This targets another layer of soft tissue assessment and treatment by using a simple tool.
Proprioceptive Neuromuscular Facilitation (PNF)
PNF is a form of manual therapy that uses the body’s proprioceptive system to inhibit or facilitate a muscle with a goal to improve mobility and flexibility.
American Academy of Manual Orthopaedic Physical Therapists – this is a website that clients can use to find manual therapists in their region or home. AAOMPT.org
If you have any questions about our physical therapy programs, don’t hesitate to visit our Contact page and let us know. If you have questions about any other program, or want to learn why we’re considered one of the best myofascial release and physical therapy centers in Columbus, feel free to reach out and speak with one of our trained professionals today.