The common thread which runs through all A.R.T. cases is that they are often a result of overused muscles. The effectiveness of A.R.T. is seen through repeated patterns of examinations and treatments. The A.R.T. provider feels the different textures and movements of the muscles, fascia, tendons, ligaments, and nerves.
At Derry Village, Dr. Devassy specializes in Graston Technique®. The Graston Technique® is a patented, instrument assisted soft tissue mobilization that allows the effective breakdown of scar tissue and fascial restrictions. We use designed stainless steel instruments to specifically detect and treat areas of soft tissue fibrosis or chronic inflammation.
Treat Problems Areas with Chiropractic Chiropractic The following injuries are treated by chiropractors: Back pain Neck pain Headaches Whiplash Repetitive strain injury (R.S.I.) Strains & sprains Work & sports injuries Arthritis Limited range of motion in the back, shoulder, neck or limbs General health & wellbeing
Looking for an alternative treatment? Acupuncture is pain relief treatment that involves inserting and manipulating needles into the body. For hundreds of years this Chinese technique has helped release pain, combat diseases, and promote overall health.
Physiotherapy promotes the evaluation and restoration of physical function using modalities, exercises, and manual techniques.
Massage Therapy using hands on techniques to help release stress and tension from the muscles.
You may have seen Kinesiotape being used by athletes at the recent summer Olympic Games. All therapists at Derry Village Physiotherapy and Chiropractic are trained on the use and application of Kinesiotape.
An orthotic can be inserted into the shoe to support, align, prevent and or accommodate foot deformities and improve foot function. Used in conjunction with appropriate footwear, an orthotic can be effective in helping to treat a number of foot and lower limb conditions
If you suffer from a venous disorder such as edema, phlebitis, or thrombosis, compression stockings may be able to help.
Laser therapy involves a laser used at a specific wavelength of energy that penetrates deep into the problem areas stimulating cellular regeneration and tissue healing.