Physical Therapy

Physical Therapy That Goes Far Beyond The Chiropractic Adjustment

Actually correcting a musculoskeletal problem is a two-part process: returning proper motion to a joint and correcting muscle imbalances. If you’re only addressing joint motion (chiropractic adjustments), but ignoring the muscles that control and support that joint with specific active rehab exercises, you’ll never get long-term correction and be dependent on getting adjusted multiple times per week forever.

Conversely, if you’re only doing muscle rehab – stretching muscles that are tight/shortened and strengthening the muscles that are weak/lengthened – without actually correcting the joint dysfunction that’s causing problems, you’ll be stuck with low-level chronic inflammation forever because the joint still isn’t working correctly. At Ascent Chiropractic, we make it a point to address both.

Soft Tissue Therapy

The soft tissue therapies we utilize at Ascent are the gold standard for treatment of soft tissue sports injuries. Injured muscles, ligament, fascia, tendons and nerves all respond extremely well with our soft tissue treatment techniques. What separates the treatments at Ascent from conventional massage or muscle work is the precise directed tension and the very specific movement to ensure the smooth movement of tissue, the directed breaking up of scar tissue and the ability to restore function with minimal treatment time.

KinesioTaping & RockTaping

Dr. Grant is a fully certified RockTape & KinesioTape practitioner. Unlike traditional sports taping, KinesioTape is elastic which allows it to provide stability to joints and muscles without preventing normal circulation or range of motion.  It can also be used for reinforcing positioning between maintenance chiropractic adjustments, relaxing tightened muscles, reducing inflammation and swelling and decreasing pain. Because it is elastic, KinesioTape will not restrict full range of motion.

The Bottom Line

If you’re reading this, you probably already know that what we do and the results we get at Ascent Chiropractic are second to none. To make an appointment at Ascent Chiropractic, call 262-345-4166 or schedule an appointment with our online scheduling app.

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