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Manual Therapy

La Clinica understands the significant value of manual therapy for your physical health. That’s why our manual therapy program in Chicago has been designed to provide hands-on care to help you overcome pain, improve mobility, and enhance your overall well-being. The experienced injury care specialists are ready to provide the best treatment possible.

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What is Manual Therapy?

Manual therapy is offered by licensed and skilled specialists using their hands. This modality is often used to diagnose, treat, and prevent musculoskeletal conditions and injuries. It focuses on muscles, soft tissues, and joints, holistically addressing pain and mobility issues. Ultimately, manual therapy aims to:

  • Enhance tissue elasticity
  • Reduce soft tissue pain and inflammation
  • Mobilize joints and soft tissues
  • Increase range of motion
  • Speed up post-surgical recovery

Conditions Treated Using Manual Therapy

La Clinica strives to be the ultimate choice for all your injury care needs. That’s why our manual therapy program is designed to address many musculoskeletal conditions, including:

  • Muscle tension and pain
  • Joint stiffness
  • Back pain
  • Headaches
  • Neck pain
  • Post-surgical rehabilitation
  • Sports injuries
  • Joint arthritis
  • Postural problems
  • Nerve compression symptoms
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Carpal tunnel syndrome

La Clinica has embraced a comprehensive approach to manual therapy to ensure that our patients receive expert hands-on care tailored to their needs. Get in touch with the La Clinica team of experts to learn more about the conditions we can treat using manual therapy.

Benefits of Manual Therapy

Manual therapy provides various benefits, making it an effective treatment option for many musculoskeletal conditions. Let’s discuss some of these key benefits below:

✅Improved Mobility

Manual therapy can address joint stiffness and muscle tension to enhance range of motion and mobility. This makes it the preferred option for patients with reduced movements due to injury, arthritis, or other conditions.

✅Promotes Post-surgical Recovery

Manual therapy also aids in post-surgical recovery by enhancing healing and restoring function. You can use it to recover more quickly with better outcomes.

✅Aids in Pain Relief

Manual therapy techniques like massage are highly effective in alleviating pain caused by muscle, soft tissue, and joint injuries. This modality targets the source of pain to ensure sustainable relief.

✅Enhances Performance

If you are an athlete, consider using manual therapy to enhance your performance and prevent injuries. Manual therapy boosts performance by improving muscle function, physical capabilities, and flexibility.

✅Reduces Reliance on Medication

You don’t have to rely on pain relief medications with manual therapy. It is also a more holistic and non-invasive approach compared with other treatments.

La Clinica’s Specialized Manual Therapy Care

La Clinica offers hands-on manual therapy care dedicated to enhancing your physical health. Here is what to expect from our skilled specialists in manual therapy.

We always start with a thorough evaluation of your musculoskeletal injury or condition to identify the underlying causes of discomfort or limited mobility. This allows our injury care specialists to create a personalized manual therapy plan for you.

La Clinica’s multidisciplinary team will collaborate to develop a customized program for your unique needs. Your plan may include a combination of various manual therapy techniques, including:

  • Exercises
  • Manual traction
  • Lymphatic drainage
  • Massage
  • Passive range of motion
  • Myofascial release
  • Patient education
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Locations Offering Manual Therapy

We provide manual therapy services at the following La Clinica locations:

  • Blue Island
  • Melrose Park
  • Waukegan
  • Southside Chicago
  • Northside Chicago
  • Aurora
  • Elgin
  • Cicero
  • Little Village

Experience the Benefits of Manual Therapy with La Clinica

At La Clinica, we are dedicated to ensuring that you receive expert hands-on manual therapy tailored to your specific needs. Contact La Clinica today to schedule your consultation and experience the benefits of our manual therapy program.

Do you have further questions? Call (773) 763-2800 or use the form on this page to book your appointment today.

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