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Manual Therapy

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Manual Therapy

Leading the Physical Therapy Services in Preston, UK, Contact Physiotherapy has a state-of-the-art Manual Therapy Clinic as one of its branches, offering treatment of musculo-skeletal problems.

Manual therapy can be described as a clinical approach utilizing skilled, specific hands-on techniques, including but not limited to manipulation/mobilization, used by the physiotherapist to diagnose and treat soft tissues and joint structures for the purpose of modulating pain; increasing range of motion (ROM); reducing or eliminating soft tissue inflammation; inducing relaxation; improving contractile and non-contractile tissue repair, extensibility, and/or stability; facilitating movement; and improving function.

Manual therapy can be also described as "a procedure by which the hands directly contact the body to treat the articulations and/or soft tissues." Manual therapy can also be described as the "Application of an accurately determined and specifically directed manual force to the body, in order to improve mobility in areas that are restricted; in joints, in connective tissues or in skeletal muscles.

Some manual therapy examples which the physiotherapist will be using include massage, acupressure, trigger point release, joint manipulation, soft tissue and joint mobilisation and stretches. The physiotherapist will explain the manual therapy techniques during assessment and treatment as being used. Avail this service from us at market leading prices.