Physical Therapy & Rehabilitation
Dr. Foroushani has become skilled in a variety of rehabilitative/physical therapy techniques so that Wyckoff Chiropractic can offer patients as many treatment options as possible. Those techniques include:
Electrical Muscle Stimulation
A passive treatment during which microvolts are sent to the target area to produce endorphins, which effectively reduce pain in the area. Electrical Muscle Stimulation also serves to stimulate blood flow to tender muscles and other tissues, delivering much-needed oxygen and nutrients to the target area, and expediting the healing process.
Another passive treatment option, ultrasound therapy involves warming tissue to promote healing. In cases of muscular adhesions and scar tissue buildup, ultrasound therapy will help to reduce pain and normalize tissue function.
Cold Laser Therapy
This technique involves the use of light wavelengths to promote pain relief and fast healing in a process known as photobiomodulation. In addition to treating herniated discs, sprains and strains, diabetic neuropathies, and a host of other ailments, cold laser therapy can be an effective tool for losing weight and quitting smoking because of the way it stimulates the brain and nervous system.
This relaxing therapy imitates the effects of whirlpool therapy, but without the need to put on a swimsuit or even get wet. In dry hydrotherapy, water jets provide therapeutic heat and vibrations, but the patient is separated from the water by a thin vinyl membrane.
During whirlpool therapy, the patient’s body is immersed in a therapeutic tank containing water, essential oils, and Epsom salt to relieve stress and stiffness. This therapy can be especially effective for athletes.
Cox Flexion Distraction Therapy
During Cox Therapy, a hydraulic table passively flexes the lower back and spine, helping to relieve low back pain. This treatment is especially useful for dealing with discomfort brought on by stiffness, sprains and strains, stenosis and similar conditions, and disc problems.
Spinal Decompression Therapy
Spinal Decompression is a form of traction therapy during which the spine is pulled axially to treat patients who suffer from bulging or herniated discs in the neck or lower back. Movements are computer calculated to ensure precision.
Graston is a myofascial technique involving the use of specialty tools and instruments to reduce scar tissue or adhesions in the soft tissue. Graston can effectively relieve pain, normalize tissue function, and increase strength and performance, and is especially popular with athletes and runners.