health conditions we manage
Apex Athletix practitioners are licensed and certified to treat a variety of health conditions, including the following:
Chronic Issues and Acute Injuries
If you've just suffered an injury, underwent a surgery, or have had a movement related issue for a while, we can help get you back to where you want to be.
Low back pain is one of the most common issues today. Physical therapy can help uncover the underlying cause of your back pain and if one of the most effective ways to treat lower back pain and keep it from returning.
A physical therapist can provide you with ways to improve posture, strengthen certain muscles, or change certain habits that are contributing to your pain.
Recovering from injuries to muscles, bones, tendons or ligaments can be difficult. Injury to these tissues can often lead to dysfunction in other joints and tissues as well. Getting treatment early can help you avoid a small injury developing into a much bigger problem.
Neuromuscular Issues / Radiculopathy
Many people suffer from numbness, tingling, weakness or pain in the arms or legs that is often associated with issues in the neck or back. Physical therapy can help decrease these symptoms and get you back to your daily life.
Headaches and Migraines
Many headaches are the result of muscular restriction in the neck and shoulders or joint restriction in the neck and upper back. Physical therapy can improve soft tissue and joint mobility to help relieve these symptoms. Other types of headaches are caused by neurological dysfunction or nerve irritation. Physical therapy techniques can help improve neurodynamic mobility allowing the nerve tissue to move more freely, decreasing headache symptoms.
Women's Health / Pelvic Floor Dysfunction
Many women suffer from aches and pains caused by changes during and after pregnancy. These can include urinary incontinence, sacroiliac joint dysfunction, lower back pain, and pelvic pain. We treat patients both pre and post partum.Incontinence can be one of the residual issues experienced after giving birth or can occur as we age. Physical therapy can help improve these symptoms. Many people experience pelvic pain or pain with intercourse. Physical therapy techniques can help improve these symptoms and help you return to normal life.
Physical therapy can facilitate an athlete’s prompt return to sport after suffering a concussion.
Implementation of vestibular and balance training along with conventional physical therapy treatment can decrease symptoms of concussion, such as dizziness, visual problems, and headaches.
As high school coaches our Physical Therapists can appreciate all aspects of this injury and better provide the care and advocacy each patient needs on the road to recovery.
Physical therapy treatment prior to competition can help you be ready to perform at your best when you need it.
Physical therapy treatment can Improve muscle recruitment patterns to be quicker, faster and more powerful.
Physical therapy treatment can also improve soft tissue dysfunction, improve joint mobility, improve muscle coordination, and decrease pain/discomfort allowing you to perform at the highest level. Addressing tissue dysfunction prior to competition can decrease likelihood of soft tissue injury during competition.
We help ensure that you are ready to compete at the highest level.
Post-game/Post-competition Recovery Treatment
After tough competition the body can feel worn down. Physical therapy treatment afterward can help you recover more quickly and better prepare you for the next practice or competition.
Click below to learn more about some of the treatment techniques used at Apex Athletix.