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Physical Therapy

Physical Therapy is a form of healthcare with the primary goal being to develop, maintain, and restore maximum movement potential and functional ability. ABove physical therapists work to promote optimal health and function through the application of scientific principles to prevent, identify, assess, and correct dysfunction.

The therapists at Above Physical Therapy take pride in the integration of traditional and non-traditional therapies which allows them to provide a unique, customized and comprehensive approach to rehabilitation. They are grateful to be in a profession whereby they can assist someone to improve the quality of their life. ABove Physical Therapy is equipped with a wide range of innovative exercise apparatus, as well as electrical stimulation, iontonphoresis, ultrasound, heat and ice therapy. Our caring staff, private treatment rooms and state-of-the-art facility insures patients will receive the finest care possible.

"It is the mind itself which builds the body"
--Friedrich Schiller

Exercise apparatus used for physical therapy may include but is not limited to:

  • Gyrotonic Expansion System®
  • Pilates Reformer, Cadillac, Ladder Barrel, Wunda Chair
  • Treadmill
  • Bike
  • Upper Body Ergometer (UBE)
  • Total Gym
  • Balance Boards
  • Small props (magic circle, various sized therapeutic balls, therabands, foam rollers, stretching straps)
  • TRX

What should I expect from my Physical Therapy session?

Your first session will consist of a detailed evaluation. In this total body assessment you can expect a postural analysis, assessment of strength and flexibility, gait analysis, and movement analysis, and assessment of sports performance when appropriate. The physical therapist will discuss their finding with you and develop a plan of care to address these findings.


ABove Physical Therapy treats many types of dysfunctions and injuries. This list is by no means exclusive:

  • Acute and chronic low back pain, Sciatica,
    Spinal fusion/Laminectomy
  • Nerve pain and Overuse injuries
  • Tendonitis/ Bursitis
  • Headaches and neck pain
  • Foot and ankle pain
  • Postural dysfunction
  • Pelvic and spinal instability
  • Shoulder pain, Frozen Shoulder, Rotator Cuff Injuries
  • Women's health issues
  • Orthopedic injuries
  • Neurological and balance disorders
  • Scoliosis
  • Ligament injuries
  • Tempromandibular Joint Dysfunction
  • Carpel Tunnel
  • Knee pain
  • Golfers/Tennis Elbow
  • Pre and post surgical rehabilitation
  • Sports injury treatment and prevention
  • Joint and muscle pain
  • Arthritis
  • Fibromyalgia
“A non-restricted fluid body is what we are trying to create”
--Juliu Horvath

During your course of physical therapy the following treatment techniques and modalities may include but not limited to:

  • Massage techniques
  • Myofascial release
  • Muscle energy techniques
  • Dural and Nerve mobilization
  • Soft tissue and Scar mobilization
  • Craniosacral Therapy
  • Visceral manipulation,
  • Lymphatic Drainage
  • Jones Strain-Counterstrain
  • Joint mobilization
  • Somatoemotional release
  • Stretching
  • Ultrasound
  • Traction
  • Electrical stimulation
  • Iontophoresis
  • Heat and Ice therapies

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