Your physical therapist at Rathjen Physical therapy can promote pain relief and tissue healing through modalities. Modalities include ultrasound, electrical stimulation, infrared light, and others. These interventions are research based and clinically effective. Your physical therapist will evaluate for specific limitations and deficits in movement, strength, and posture. This allows development of the most appropriate combination of manual treatment and exercise in the treatment plan. Flexibility, posture, and body mechanics education is incorporated throughout the patient’s care to reinforce long term back health. Your physical therapist can equip you to manage your condition, prevent re-injury and allow return to life’s activities.