Learn about our THERAPIES
Astym® (A-stim) treatment sets the standard for soft tissue therapy. It regenerates healthy soft tissues (muscles, tendons, etc.), and removes unwanted scar tissue that may be causing pain or movement restrictions. Astym® treatment has helped countless patients by restoring movement, getting rid of pain, and giving back their lives.
Aquatic therapy in our 92-94 degree therapeutic pool offers many advantages and benefits to individuals recovering from all phases of injury or illness with less pain.
The therapeutic properties of the water along with instructions from our physical therapists can improve your mobility and function.
See videos of some of the types of patients that have already benefited from our aquatic therapy:
DRY POINT NEEDLING
Dry Point Needling (DPN) is a western, medical term that is used to differentiate from traditional acupuncture. Dry Point Needling is also used to differentiate from Wet Needling, where medicine or fluid is being injected to the site.
The Spinal Manipulation Institute is dedicated to teaching physical therapists, osteopaths and medical doctors the science and art of spinal manipulation.
Are you dizzy? Do you ever lose your balance? Have you been diagnosed with Vertigo? Here at Starkville Physical Therapy, we can help. Our therapists have been certified by the American Institute of Balance.
We really believe that laughter is the best medicine. We want to cultivate an atmosphere of fun in our clinic so we laugh as often as we can and we bet you'll join in as well!
TEMPOROMANDIBULAR DISORDERS (TMD)
Do you have jaw pain, headaches? Our therapists have received special training to treat people who suffer from TMJ disorders. TMD comprise a collection of medical conditions affecting one or both jaw joints and/or their associated muscles and other tissues. Symptoms may include but are not limited to pain and difficulties in making normal jaw movements, such as those used in speaking, chewing, swallowing or forming facial expressions. Also common are headaches, ear symptoms, neck and upper back pain. Ask your dentist, doctor or favorite nurse practitioner to send you our way.
ORTHOPEDICS & POST-OP THERAPY
Our therapists have over 50 years experience of treating orthopedic issues, whether sports injuries or post-operative rehab, which we treat on a regular basis. Typical surgeries include (but not limited to) total knee or hip replacements, rotator cuff repairs, and ACL repairs. Our therapists have experience not only from outpatient but from home health, acute care, and skilled nursing facilities. We design individualized programs to promote healing, restore motion, strength, and regain full functional goals for each patient.
The Graston Technique is a form of manual therapy known as soft-tissue instrument-assisted mobilization. It is one of a number of manual therapy approaches that uses instruments with a specialized form of massage/scraping the skin gently
Primal Relief Release Technique. With pain, many people guard their bodies and this guarding can create tight muscles, problems with normal movement in all areas. PRRT works on addressing the reflexes of the body to calm down this natural guarding to help with pain relief.