Modalities

feetHealing Motion Physical Therapy utilizes a broad set of clinical modalities to assist in the healing process. Modalities are used minimally, as a compliment to our procedures.

Ultrasound
Decreases pain, increases tissue elasticity, degrades scar, increases cellular activity and increases circulation.

Electrical Stimulation
Decreases pain, increases circulation, and decreases edema.

TENS Unit
Home electrical stimulation unit designed to provide pain relief only.

Iontophoresis
System of medication delivery to focal regions using electrical current. Helps with pain relief and inflammation reduction.

Phonophoresis
The use of the mechanical properties of ultrasonic waves to deliver medication to specific tissues.

Traction
Applied to the cervical spine to decompress spinal segments or discs.

Moist Heat Packs
Decreases pain, promotes muscular relaxation and pre-exercise warm-up.

Ice Packs/Ice Massage
Decreases pain and inflammation.