Family Physical Therapy

7 Park Ave Ste 4
Colchester CT 06415

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  • Mon: 7am-8pm
  • Tue: 7am-8pm
  • Wed: 7am-8pm
  • Thu: 7am-8pm
  • Fri: 7am-8pm


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Family Physical Therapy utilizes a patient-centered approach allowing us to focus on you, the individual, during the evaluation and subsequent treatments. We find the source of your pain rather than solely addressing the pain itself.We are committed to working with the patient and their support staff to develop an individualized treatment to help you achieve your goals for lifelong health.Sports ConditioningIt is very important for all athletes to prepare for their sport properly. These helpful tips for conditioning will help a wide veriety of athletes whether they play baseball or squash.There is something pretty relaxing about water. Whether you are in it for exercise or recreation, water can do amazing things for the body. Not only can it keep individuals healthy and trim, it can also be used as a benefitcial form of therapy. Aquatic therapy refers to exercise programs performed in the water. It is a very beneficial form of therapy and is used for a variety of medical conditions.Manual physical therapy is a clinical approach utilizing skilled, specific hands-on techniques, including but not limited to mobilization. These techniques are used by the physical therapist to diagnose and treat soft tissues and joint structures for the purpose of modulating pain, increasing range of motion, reducing or eliminating soft tissue inflammation, inducing relaxation, improving contractile and non-contractile tissue repair, facilitating movement, and improving function. Manual therapy has been shown to be more effective than exercise alone in treating certain orthopedic conditions. Family Physical Therapy specializes in manual therapy techniques.What service does our clinic provide with regards to manual physical therapy?Joint mobilizations of the extremities and spineMyofascial release/soft tissue mobilizationManually resisted exercise techniquesCross-friction massage Muscle energy techniques.Manual traction Strain-counterstrainTo maxi