(403) 272-9628

Calgary Physical Therapy, Acupuncture and Rehabilitation

Memorial East Physical Therapy Clinic

Manual Therapy

Manual Therapy is a specialized form of physiotherapy delivered with the hands and is used in conjunction with conventional physiotherapy. University-trained physiotherapists who have taken an extensive series of post-graduate courses provide manual therapy.

Manual Therapy involves hands-on assessment and treatment of spinal and extremity joints and muscles that lack adequate mobility and range of motion. This may involve joint mobilizations, joint manipulation and soft tissue mobilization.

  • Joint mobilizations: are gentle, rhythmic, passive movement.
  • Joint Manipulations: are skilled, passive, quick movements.
  • Soft tissue mobilizations: are applied to the muscles, tendons and ligaments. Those may include: assisted stretch, deep tissue massage, acupressure trigger point therapy etc.

these joint techniques are utilized for pain reduction and to restore movement function of stiff joints. Soft tissue mobilizations can increase circulation, break down scar tissue, and ease pain in the treated soft tissue.

Website Hosted By LinkNow&trade Media

All information provided is provided for information purposes only and does not constitute a legal contract between Memorial East Physical Therapy Clinic and any person or entity unless otherwise specified. Information is subject to change without prior notice. Although every reasonable effort is made to present current and accurate information, LinkNow™ Media makes no guarantees of any kind.

To Our Valued Clients,

We are open to in-clinic Physiotherapy appointments. The safety and well being of clients and staff remain the top of our priority. We look forward to continuing to provide you with the highest level of service and helping you with your pain and injury recovery.

Our operation hours are:

Monday, Tuesday, Thursday from 10 AM to 5 PM

Wednesday, Friday from 10 AM to 6 PM

Please call the office to book an appointment or any questions.

Thank you,

The management.