A thorough patient history is compiled including examination of MRI and X ray results if applicable, followed by an visual assessment of posture. Range of motion will also be assessed to aid in determining course of treatment. Active Release Technique will be utilized to free any adhesions in soft tissue the purpose of which is to eliminate sources of pain and debilitation. Often times exercises will be recommended to initiate postural improvement.
FOLLOW UP A.R.T.
After the initial appointment, follow up ART treatments may be scheduled in 15 minute increments depending upon the extent of work required. These appointments will be about palpating the involved tissues to determine progress and to evaluate the proper course of treatment. Hands on ART is then used to continue freeing up adhesions in the tissues.
INITIAL EGOSCUE APPOINTMENT
A thorough patient history is compiled including examination of MRI and X ray results if applicable, followed by an visual assessment of posture. Photographs will be taken of the standing posture for analysis. ART may be performed to address any immediate pain concerns. The photos are then analyzed in detail and an exercise menu is created specific to the postural dysfunction observed.
FOLLOW-UP APPOINTMENT: EXERCISE INSTRUCTION-50 MINUTES
You are given a personalized menu of exercises specific to your postural dysfunction. In addition, you are taught how to do the exercises correctly and a re-evaluation appointment is set.