When clients complain of a nagging injury week after week, there are typically mechanical dysfunctions in the joints that stretching and strengthening alone cannot alter. In fact, we see many clients injured by overuse and being told they just aren’t being aggressive enough! We make sure that the joint capsules, the neuromuscular initiation, and the automatic motor control are fixed so that you can once again “kick their butt!”
How do we accomplish this? At Body Gears Physical Therapy, we do a thorough evaluation of your client’s posture and movements not only in sitting and standing, but also into any difficult position or movement. In this way, we identify if the issue is a mechanical dysfunction (soft tissue lengthening or folding issue), neuromuscular dysfunctions (initiation, strength, or fiber endurance issue), or a motor control problem (they cannot perform the action automatically). We then employ Functional Manual Therapy® techniques including fiber specific neuromuscular re-education in order to retrain the client’s brain with the new and efficient motor pattern. We work with you simultaneously to help your cliental achieve efficiency in movement throughout their fitness regimen in order to decrease risk of injury and increase their health and fitness benefits.