Physical therapy is performed by our highly-educated, licensed health care professionals with the goal of helping reduce pain and improving function - in many cases without surgery and often reducing the need for medication.
This physical treatment primarily includes kneading and manipulation of muscles, joint mobilization and joint manipulation. These techniques are aimed at relaxing tense muscles and restricted joints in order to decrease pain and increase flexibility.
This state of the art piece of Pilates equipment is one of the most famous – and for good reasons. The reformer makes a dramatic impression when you first see one and an even more dramatic change in your body when you use it.
The reformer offers all the benefits of Pilates including strength, flexibility, coordination, and balance. These things, in turn, lead to daily life improvements such as better posture, graceful and efficient movement, and relief from pain associated with physical imbalances such as back pain.
With the growing popularity of CrossFit athletes, our therapists fully understand the needs of this population as well as the unique drive of these athletes to get back to training. We also know how to offer strategies for modification of movements as the patient gradually returns to sport. Hannah is an avid CrossFit athlete and a Level 1 Trainer, she works diligently to help prevent injury in the Ruston CrossFit community.
A physical therapy technique used for the treatment of pain and movement impairments. The technique uses a "dry” needle, one without medication or injection, inserted through the skin into areas of the muscle.
A custom orthotic is a device designed to align the foot and ankle into the most anatomically efficient position. They look like insoles, but are custom made to correct your specific foot imbalance. Our therapists evaluate your specific need and the orthotics reduce stress and strain on your body by bringing your feet back into proper alignment.
Pelvic floor physical therapy is a treatment that helps address the pain, dysfunction, and weakness in the pelvic floor muscles. Pelvic floor physical therapy includes the evaluation and treatment of the following diagnoses: pelvic pain (including but not limited to vulvodynia, vestibulodynia, prostatitis, dyspareunia, vaginismus, pelvic floor muscle dysfunction, myofascial pelvic syndrome), urinary and fecal incontinence, constipation (dyssynergic defecation), pre and post-pelvic surgery, and pregnancy and postpartum musculoskeletal conditions. The type of treatment prescribed will depend on the symptoms the patient is experiencing and will include specialized exercises to address those symptoms.
"Of all the physical therapists I've had the privilege to work with, Danni Jones taught me so much. She brought a holistic approach to her treatment of patients, which included the overall wellness and fitness aspect. Very professional and effective."