Therapeutic Modalities

Ultrasound
Helps to assist in breaking up fibrous/scar tissue that has built up within the muscle or joint.
Electric Muscle Stimulation
Helps to relax a muscle that is constantly contracted or in spasm.
Helps to re-train & strengthen a muscle.
Traction Therapy
Distracts joints to facilitate proper alignment of the joint.
Allows joint fluid to fill the joint thereby allowing joint nutrients to heal damaged cartilage.
Superficial Heat Therapy
Increases blood flow to an area to allow new nutrients to be exposed to the damaged area and healing to occur.
Cryotherapy (Ice)
Helps to decrease inflammation and pain.
Diapulse
An electric field is generated throughout the body part which increases blood flow and circulation to facilitate healing of any tissue.
Exercise Therapy
Specific exercises are taught to strengthen and stretch damaged regions

Alan M. Tebby, D.C.