Physical Therapy – FAQs

Q. Do I need physical therapy?

If you are experiencing pain, physical therapy is a good place to start.

Invivo offers free 20-minute physical screening evaluations with a state licensed Physical Therapist that will help you determine if physical therapy can help you.

Pain can be classified into two different types – visceral and somatic. Visceral pain emerges from the internal organs. Somatic pain emerges from structures that include the skeletal and muscular system. Identifying the origin of pain can often be a difficult and confusing process.

Q. What types of injuries and pain do you treat?

A partial list of common conditions includes:


  • Acute and chronic back and neck pain
  • Disc herniations
  • Sciatica
  • Whiplash
  • Frozen shoulder
  • Rotator cuff and shoulder tendonitis
  • Tennis elbow
  • Hip pain
  • Knee Meniscus and ACL injuries
  • Plantar Fasciitis

Chronic Pain:

  • TMJ (jaw pain)
  • Spine
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Headaches
  • Degenerative Arthritis

Q. What types of techniques are used?

The Physical Therapists of INVIVO are manual therapists. As such we specialize in hands-on techniques including:

  • Myofascial release
  • Joint and spine manipulation
  • Craniosacral therapy
  • Soft and deep tissue massage
  • Pilates and Yoga-based strength and stabilization

We also use advanced techniques and technology including:

  • Kinesiotaping
  • Iontophoresis
  • Ultrasound
  • Cervical traction
  • Neuromuscular electrical stimulation

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