The assessment, preservation, enhancement, or restoration of movement and physical function impaired or threatened by disability, injury, or disease that utilizes physical methods such as manual therapy (soft tissue mobilization, joint mobilization and manipulation), therapeutic exercise and modalities rather than by drugs or surgery.
A procedure in which a filiform needle is inserted into the skin and muscle directly at a myofascial trigger point.
A series of water based treatments or exercise of therapeutic intent, in particular for relaxation, fitness, and physical rehabilitation. Treatments and exercises are performed while floating or partially submerged, in water.
A therapeutic program that uses exercise to help regain the sense of balance.