Activecare provides many cutting-edge treatments and unique services to our patients. Below is a partial listing of the specialized services our clinic provides.
Our unique four point care approach to treating hip and knee replacements ensures higher rates of success and better outcomes for our patients. Our methods include specialty treatments unavailable at other Physical Therapy clinics in the area.
Clicking, popping, and jaw, head, neck, or ear pain are all common symptoms of TMJ Disorder. Our Physical Therapists are all trained to address they myriad causes of TMJ disorder and patients often find their symptoms completely resolved after only a few visits! Click to learn more about our gentle, effective techniques for treating this common problem.
A McKenzie trained therapist has undergone additional, specialized training to become an expert on how to assess and treat a wide range of spinal and musculoskeletal issues using the clinically proven McKenzie method. Activecare Physical Therapists are all McKenzie certified.
If you’re experiencing pain, restricted movement, or a chronic soft tissue condition, Astym therapy offers you a trusted treatment plan that’s proven to work fast and give you lasting results. With over 10,000 independently recorded patient cases, Astym therapy resolves over 92% of patients across all conditions (even the toughest ones).
Lymphedema & Swelling
Lymphedema is caused by obstruction in the lymphatic system, part of the immune and circulatory systems. Lymphedema has many causes, including lymph node removal or damage due to cancer treatment. The main symptom is swelling in an arm or leg, or face and neck area, that may be accompanied by pain or discomfort. Exercise, wrapping, massage, and compression can help.
Common side effects from cancer treatment may include but are not limited to:
- Fatigue and muscle weakness - Lymphedema
- Pain - Peripheral Neuropathy
- Scar tissue
If you are experiencing any of the side effects above, consider our role in your cancer rehabilitation!
Peripheral Neuropathy results from damage to the nerves in the extremities. A common cause of Peripheral Neuropathy is diabetes, but it can also result from injuries, infections, and exposure to toxins and chemotherapy agents. Symptoms include pain, a pins-and-needles sensation, numbness, and weakness.
Here at Activecare we use a a unique, patented therapy proven to help heal the nerves and effectively treat the symptoms of this painful and debilitating condition.
Thermography of the Breast and Body
Thermography utilizes an infrared camera to image the heat output of the body. This allows us to visualize unusual tissue metabolic activity and areas of inflammation which often indicate hidden disease processes. Thermography is an FDA approved medical imaging technology and has been approved as an adjunctive breast cancer risk assessment tool.