Physical Therapy

Miskawaan Health Group offers a wide variety of effective physical therapies to support optimal health and performance.

What Is Physical Therapy at MHG

Miskawaan Health Group (MHG) offers a wide variety of effective physical therapies to support your performance needs and restore optimal health. Physical therapy can optimize quality of life through exercise, hands-on care, and education.

What is Physical Therapy

Who Benefits from Physical Therapy

Physical therapy can benefit people with a wide range of health challenges, as well as those who simply want to enhance performance.

What Does Physical Therapy Entail?

At MHG, our experienced doctors will assess your specific concerns and challenges to determine the best type of therapy to achieve your goals or support healing.

Physical Therapy at MHG

Physiotherapy

Physiotherapy is a science-based healthcare profession that promotes recovery from illness, injury or disability. It aims to restore movement and functional ability to a person’s full potential.

Physiotherapy Benefits

  • Help heal spinal problems such as back pain, neck pain, slipped disc, herniated disc, spinal stenosis, sciatica, neck injuries, whiplash, and degenerative disc disease
  • Support healing osteoporosis, knee injuries, meniscus tear, hamstring injury, ACL tear, patellar tendonitis, rotator cuff pain, bursitis, tendonitis, carpal tunnel, sprained ankle, and plantar fasciitis
  • Improve soft tissue Injuries – such as sports and repetitive strain injuries
  • Lessen rheumatological problems, such as arthritis, osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, ankylosing spondylitis, gout, psoriatic arthritis, fibromyalgia, and joint pain
  • Enhance rehabilitation from procedures including discectomy, laminectomy, lumbar fusion, shoulder operations, knee replacement, and hip replacement
  • Reduce pregnancy discomfort which includes leg pain, sciatica, sacroiliac joint pain, pubic symphysis pain, and lower back pain

Chiropractic

Chiropractic focuses on improving the relationship between the body’s main structures: the skeleton, the muscles and the nerves. Chiropractors believe that health can be improved and preserved by making adjustments to these structures, particularly to the spinal column.

Chiropractic Benefits


  • Decrease pain

  • Improve joint mobility, function, and health

  • Make tight muscles loose, loose muscles tight, and improves the contractibility (thereby strength) of the muscle

  • Lessen degeneration of the joint and connective tissues (arthritis)

  • Reduce inflammation

  • Open up circulation

  • Speed up the recovery process

  • Promote nerve system function and the individual nerve’s ability to carry nerve impulses more efficiently

  • Balance the immune system

  • Increase energy, vitality

  • Relieve/Improve prenatal discomfort

  • Minimize stress and improves sleep

  • Improve athletic performance (for ANY sport)

  • Enhance quality of life by improving physical movement (and thereby enabling you to do what you love)

  • Prevent illness, disease, and pain

Acupuncture

Acupuncture is a method of supporting the systems of the body and mind in their own natural healing processes. It originated in East Asia at least 2,000 years ago. In its modern practice, acupuncture forms a part of a rational, personalized and evidence-based system of effective healthcare.

Acupuncture Benefits

  • Relieve stress
  • Reduce pain and inflammation
  • Improve headaches
  • Lessen eye strain
  • Balance the immune system
  • Enhance mental clarity
  • Increase energy
  • Treat insomnia
  • Help heal digestive conditions
  • Support allergy relief

Personal Training

Personal trainers possess the knowledge, skills and abilities necessary to design safe and effective customized fitness programs. They instruct and assist people in reaching personal health and fitness goals.

Personal Training Benefits

  • Enhance performance and muscle mass
  • Support fat loss and weight goals
  • Utilize exercise time to attain optimal results
  • Teach the right form for exercise which reduces the risk of injuries
  • Help breakthrough performance plateaus
  • Reinforce realistic and healthy fitness goals
  • Make one accountable for health goals
  • Challenge one to become better
  • Establishe lifelong exercise habits

Water Aerobics

Water aerobics is an aerobic exercise that is performed in reasonably shallow water, for example, in a swimming pool. Instead of swimming, this type of exercise is done mostly standing upright. Water aerobics is an excellent method of resistance training.

Water Aerobics Benefits

  • Enhance balance and coordination
  • Improve cardiovascular strength
  • Support joints because of low impact exercise
  • Help you lose weight, burn calories, and tone your muscles
  • Enable healing and recovery from chronic conditions
  • Benefit mental health and reduces stress
  • Treat sleep disorders
  • Reduce stress and anxiety
  • Aid recovery from injuries
  • Increase flexibility
  • Strengthen physical endurance

Yoga

Rooted in ancient Indian philosophy, yoga is a mind and body practice with a 5,000-year history. Various styles of yoga combine physical postures, breathing techniques, and meditation or relaxation.

Yoga Benefits


  • Ease your pain

  • Increase your self-esteem
  • Balances immune system function
  • Promotes deeper sleep
  • Releases limb tension

  • Improve your balance

  • Relax your system

  • Help you focus

  • Regulate adrenal glands
  • Lowers blood pressure

  • Increase blood flow

  • Prevent cartilage and joint breakdown

  • Build muscle strength

  • Improve your flexibility

  • Support your connective tissue

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