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    Total Motion Release TMR

    Crestview Physical Therapy uses Total Motion Release (TMR)to reduce restrictions and pain.  It dies matter what body part is painful, TMR will provide relief.  Releif is usually instantaneous and you the patient can learn this technique to treat yourself.  Headache/migraine pain is also relieved with TMR.

  • Exercises

    8 Exercises To Help Your Knees

    Always Warm Up First! You can ride a stationary bike for about 5 minutes, take a brisk 2-minute walk while pumping your arms, or do 15-20 wall push-ups followed by the same number of calf raises. Doing this will help you get more out of your workout, prepare you to stretch, and lower your risk of an injury.

  • Silver Sneakers

    Quick Anatomy Refresher

    Quick anatomy refresher: Your core is the set of muscles that connect your upper and lower body. It includes everything from your hips, abs, and gluts to your back and pelvic floor muscles.No surprise, then, that any weakness or restricted range of motion in your core can set off a chain reaction of stiffness and pain—and even set you up for injury. Your hips might feel tight, your shoulders might ache, and your back might feel stiff and sore. Sound familiar? To read more and watch a video CLICK HERE

  • Pain Management

    Pain Neutralization Technique

    Pain Neutralization Technique (PNT) is a technique for pain neutralization developed by Dr. Steven Kaufman, DC, LAc. The technique involves gentle tissue manipulation to “turn off” the nerve-based reflexes that perpetuate trigger points and muscle pain, and is proving to be particularly effective in the treatment of chronic pain. The technique is based on the Clasp Knife Reflex (also called Golgi Tendon Organ Reflex), which is a defensive action protecting our muscles from injury. PNT gently uses a specific stimulation, accurate positioning, and light pressure by hand to activate the clasp knife reflex. The stimulated muscle relaxes and tenderness of the trigger point is relieved. This can resolve long term…

  • Aquatic Therapy,  Excercise

    Walking and Strengthening

    If you are having difficulty with walking due to coordination or pain, aquatic therapy may be right for you. The ability to walk with less weight and resistance in the water, can have significant improvements in one’s ability to walk. The resistance of the water strengthens a wide variety of muscles through the torso, pelvis and legs. The uniform resistance of the water also allows for unique feedback to the nervous system, improving coordination with walking.