treatmentOur therapists are very experienced in treating a variety of physical conditions, including but not limited to:

  • Neck and Back Pain
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Post-Operative Rehabilitation
  • Muscle and Soft Tissue Pain
  • Migraine and Tension Headaches
  • Neuropathies
  • Trauma and Whiplash
  • Joint stiffness and pain (hip, knee, ankle, shoulder, elbow, wrist)
  • Weakness and Coordination Problems
  • TMJ Dysfunction and Facial Pain
  • Persistent Body Pain
  • Lymphedema

Therapists at Axis use a broad range of approaches to help patients meet their goals.  Treatment sessions are customized and may include:

Manual Therapy

Therapists at Axis use their hands and knowledge of anatomy, physiology, and movement science to help improve mobility, increase strength, and reduce pain.  Examples of techniques a patient may experience include:

  • Myofascial Release
  • Strain – Counterstrain
  • Visceral Manipulation
  • Joint mobilization

Therapeutic Exercise

Therapists at Axis are skilled in selecting and progressing patients in a safe and effective individualized exercise program.  Examples of exercise approaches and techniques include:

  • Stabilization
  • Stretching
  • Postural/ body awareness
  • Balance training
  • Aquatics

Self-Care Program

Therapists at Axis integrate an understanding of each patient’s home, work, and recreation activities into an independent program to restore function for the long-term.  Example of approaches and techniques include:

  • Rest positions
  • Overuse patterns
  • Home modalities (alpha stim, TENS, heat, topicals)
  • Home, gym and/or workplace assessments
  • Progressive conditioning programs
  • Relaxation techniques


Therapists at Axis may apply modalities to help reduce pain, stiffness, swelling, improve circulation and extensibility of tissues. Examples of modalities which may be included in your individualized treatment plan include:

  • Low-level laser (infrared) light
  • Deep heating agents (ultrasound)
  • Electrical stimulation
  • Spinal traction
  • Iontophoresis
  • Taping / Bracing

For more information regarding these treatments or any others, please give us a call!