WHY CHOOSE EW?
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Since 1999, EW Motion Therapy has offered treatments that are medically-based, diligently measured, and produce good outcomes. Our experience with Dry Needling has demonstrated its effectiveness in addressing pain, restoring function, and improving mobility caused by the dysfunctional motor and/or trigger points. Both patient testimonials and clinical outcomes, consistently support its effectiveness in decreasing pain, reducing tension, and restoring normal muscle function. At EW, our focus is on the whole body, corrective interventions designed to help you move better, feel better, and live better! Every EW dry needling client performs a functional movement analysis designed to assist the clinician in determining the most appropriate treatment application and to assess effectiveness. Dry needling sessions may be performed as an adjunct technique during a physical therapy treatment session, as a stand-alone rehab intervention, or as a valuable tool in a wellness/training program. All EW physical therapists utilizing the Dry Needling Technique are certified in its application.
Dry Needling is a therapeutic technique that involves using a fine filament needle to treat a painful or dysfunctional motor or trigger point in a muscle to bring about symptom relief and regain normal functional mobility. At EW, our therapists are certified in the use of dry needling and apply this technique after a thorough functional movement analysis. This analysis allows the therapist to identify the movement faults stemming from the myofascial trigger point. When the trigger point is released, the pain resolves and movement is normalized.
Improved muscle and myofascial function
Reduce myofascial tension and tightness
Eliminate trigger points
Normalize resting myofascial tone and length
Improved posture and functional movement patterns
Improved training and post-event/competition recovery
Myofascial Release: The goals of myofascial release techniques are to decrease tissue restrictions, improve posture, and improve body awareness. The result is improved mobility and function. How do myofascial techniques work? The fascial system is a complex, multi-dimensional, continual web matrix that is fully integrated throughout our bodies. The fascial system enables motion through its continuity and its structural support of the neuromuscular, musculoskeletal, and cardiovascular systems. Mobilizing restrictions in the myofascial system helps our bodies’ unique anatomy and physiology to function at an optimal level.
Joint Mobilization: Restrictions in joint mobility often result in pain, loss of range of motion, and decreased mobility. The goals of joint mobilization are to restore healthy motion and reduce pain. Joint mobilization techniques are hands on, applied in a safe and effective manner, and often combined with other techniques to improve the effectiveness of a session.
Therapeutic Stretching: Therapeutic stretching is used to mobilize restricted myofascia, decrease pain, and improve function. Stretching techniques are individualized and targeted for maximum effect. A typical EW Body session will incorporate stretching.
Recovery Techniques: We teach as we treat. We incorporate the benefits of relaxation, breath, and the use of implements to promote tissue mobility and to decrease pain.
Ligament, tendon, and muscle insertional pain (tennis elbow, golfer’s elbow…)
EW Consult: You know you need to make some changes in your lifestyle, but don’t know which direction to go. The EW consult is designed to help you find the right direction. Schedule a 30-minute consultation with a Physical Therapist or Motion Specialist to discuss your wellness and health goals. During this conversation, we will touch on the key points involved in your health and well-being. What do you consider your biggest challenges you will face in becoming the person you want to be? This consult will help with direction and assist you in making the best decisions regarding the exercise program that best meets your needs. We will touch on additional wellness topics such as nutrition, sleep, and stress management. This could be 30 minutes that could change your life!