Services


Physical Therapy

What is physical Therapy? Physical Therapy encompasses many treatment interventions to address injury, impairment and loss of function in the body.  The goal is to restore function, reduce pain and educate the patient in an effort to minimize further pain recurrence or injury.   Physical therapy may be recommended after surgery, following a car accident, for repetitive strain injuries such as carpal tunnel syndrome, or even chronic low back pain. What does a physical Therapist do? Physical therapists are healthcare professionals who diagnose and treat individuals of all ages, who have medical problems or other healt...Find Out More...

Trigger Point Dry Needling

  1. What is trigger point dry needling (TDN)?
TDN involves multiple advances of a small needle into the muscle in the region of a “trigger point”.  The aim of dry needling is to achieve a local twitch response to release muscle tension and pain.  It is an effective treatment for acute or chronic pain with very few side effects. A healthy muscle feels very little discomfort with insertion of a needle.  However,  if the muscle has active trigger points, the individual will feel a sensation like a muscle cramp or possibly a reproduction of their pain.  Sometimes it feels like a deep ache, or perhaps ...Find Out More...
Functional Movement Screen (FMS)

What is FMS? FMS is a screening process which looks at movement patterns in the body that are key to normal function.  By screening these movement patterns, the FMS identifies functional limitations and asymmetries. The FMS is a 7 step process which takes 10-15 minutes and is designed to predict a person’s risk for injury at any fitness level.  It can further identify problem areas that may predispose an individual to injury during sport, work, or recreational activities.   Why is the FMS beneficial? After identifying dangerous movement patterns, the administrator can address them with corrective e...Find Out More...

Pilates

At Apex, we implement Pilates into essentially every plan of care to teach patients proper muscle activation within their core or “power house”.  The most important thing to remember is that the core comprises the muscles throughout the mid-section of your body, not just the abdominals.  They include the muscles of the pelvis, flank (from armpit to hip bone), back, spine and hips.  Core strengthening is vital in the treatment of chronic low back pain as well as to facilitate normal movement patterns within the body.  This is especially important for competitive athletes who strive to exhibit efficiency of movement and top performance....Find Out More...

Maintenance Program

Many patients would benefit from maintenance care after they have been formally discharged from their plan of care.  Since insurance does not cover maintenance or preventative care, APEX offers affordable self-pay rates for patients who would benefit from intermittent care. What is maintenance care? Maintenance care is periodic treatment to help prevent further pain recurrence.   Apex Owner, Mara Lund, encourages maintenance care for all patients, “Many people who present to our office have recurrent pain and dysfunction in their bodies for several years, including spinal mal-alignment, rib dysfunction, or pelvic mal-alignm...Find Out More...

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