PHYSIOLOGICAL THERAPEUTICS

How ProHealth Chiropractic Clinic Can Help You

ProHealth is a physical therapy office in Lawrenceville and Alpharetta that offers non-prescription physical rehabilitation and physical therapy for injuries and accidents. If you’re suffering from pain, this is because your body is communicating with your brain that there’s some type of harm which has occurred. It is your body’s normal response is to limit or cease movement of the injured region, this can result in the loss of mobility and strength. By allowing our physical therapists to treat your symptoms, we can help you regain lost movement, and relieve ongoing pain or tightness. ProHealth is centrally located in Lawrenceville and Alpharetta, GA. We also serve Suwanee, Cumming, Roswell, Buford, Duluth, Lilburn, Dacula, Buford, and surrounding areas.

Adjusting to Treatment

It’s one thing to be a little sore, but you shouldn’t feel agonizing pain and think that it means you’re healing. Yes, throughout your physical therapy sessions, you are likely to experience some tenderness as you start to learn how to use your body while healing from personal injury. However if the amount of pain you feel is simply too much or too intense, talk to us, as your therapy program shouldn’t make your level of pain get worse.

If you would like to end your suffering and are all set to return to living your life the way you did before you needed to get therapy, then you’ll need to be on the same page as your personal physical therapist at ProHealth. Talk about your physical therapy rehabilitation plan together with your therapist. Make them aware of your expectations and focus on all of the information they give you. Be prepared to discuss therapy techniques and treatments. Be sure you understand what the purpose is of the exercise routines you are supposed to be doing on your own. We offer non-prescription, non-pharmaceutical relief, that actually treats the problem, and not just hides the pain.

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A Physical Therapist Can Benefit You

Our physical therapists can benefit you in many ways. He or she can offer you specialized exercises to follow to regain your strength and stability. Don’t let up if you would like to continue to improve and get better. Stick to all of your therapist’s instructions for your treatment to see the most benefits. Visit one physical therapist that you are at ease with and stick with them all through your physical therapy rehabilitation. Remember while you progress through your treatment and proceed to heal, your pain will greatly reduce and you will recover the full use of your body.

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Flexibility and Core Stabilization – Exercises Hold the Correction

The best core exercises may surprise you. It’s not enough to just do ab crunches and sit ups. To build a strong core you need to exercise a variety of muscles, from your hips to your shoulders.

physical-therapy-room-prohealth-lawerncevilleMost people think of the core as a nice six-pack, or strong, toned abs, but the truth is that the abdominal muscles are a very small part of the core. The abs have very limited and specific action, and what experts refer to as the “core” actually consists of different muscles that stabilize the spine and pelvis, and run the entire length of the torso.

When these muscles contract, they stabilize the spine, pelvis, and shoulder girdle and create a solid base of support. When this happens, we can generate powerful movements of the extremities.

The core muscles also make it possible to stand upright and move on two feet. These muscles help control movements, transfer energy, shift body weight, and move in any direction. A strong core distributes the stresses of weight-bearing and protects the back. Core conditioning exercise programs need to target all these muscle groups to be effective

Importance of Proper Joint Mechanics

Our Board Certified Chiropractors are equipped with many years of patient care experience, having successfully treated thousands. Because of trauma(stress) and aging our joints become stiff and lose proper function. Our Chiropractors are skilled in the “adjustment”, or the mobilization of spinal or other joints by hand, or by use of other therapeutic devices. Introducing mobility, function and flexibility back mto the spinal joints results in a pain free lifestyle.

Passive Therapy

We utilize passive therapies such as cold laser therapy, hydromassage, therpeutic ultrasound, manual massage therapy and gentle joint mobilization. These specific technioques are especially helpful during the first weeks of care, and will reduce the inflammatory process which is causing some of the pain.

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Cold Laser Therapy