Physical Therapy helps restore health, strength and function to injured or post-operative sites through a mechanical examination, stretching, exercises and home exercise programs. The PT providers at Austin Preferred have treated a wide variety of injuries, helping patients regain their independence and get back to living healthy, active lives.
Spinal Adjustments improve mobility and relieve discomfort by manipulating the joints and alignment of the spine. Dr. Jeff Fluitt uses multiple techniques, including standard manipulation, Flexion Distraction and the Activator Method. His ability to provide multiple solutions for back pain makes him a top provider for spinal adjustments in Austin.
Spinal Decompression patients lay strapped into a specialized traction table, which gently pulls open the joint space to relieve built-up spinal and disc pressure.
The Graston Technique uses specialized metal instruments to break down scar tissue in areas of restriction, which cause myofascial pain. Dr. Jeff Fluitt's track record of positive outcomes makes him one of the top providers for Graston in Austin.
Knee Traction gently decompresses the joint space to relieve pressure on the knee. This modality is usually accompanied by laser therapy, which heals the damaged tissues within the joint space.
Active Release Technique
During therapy with the Active Release Technique, the provider applies pressure to targeted areas while patient movements help break up scar tissue. This modality is effective at treating many soft-tissue conditions. Dr. Jeff Fluitt's ability to effectively incorporate ART into treatment plans makes him one of the top providers for the Active Release Technique in Austin.
Plastic suction cups are used to draw toxins out of the deeper tissues, which allows renewed blood flow to bring oxygen and nutrients to the area. This results in decreased pain and inflammation, as well as improved mobility and range of motion.
Dry Needling involves the insertion of small needles into the sites of soft-tissue pain to stimulate the body's natural healing process. This modality is effective at treating pain in the muscles, tendons and ligaments, usually resulting in improved range of motion and decreased inflammation as well.
Trigger Point Therapy
Trigger Point Therapy helps relieve myofascial pain by breaking up contraction knots with the assistance of Manual Therapy, trigger point balls and foam rollers.
Selective Functional Movement Assessment (SFMA) helps identify the root sources of muscle pain through a series of movement tests. This diagnostic tool can help the provider choose the most effective, efficient course of treatment for a patient's condition.