Joint mobilization can help you regain motion if your joints lose function or become compromised because of damage or an injury. The manual treatment involves hands-on techniques to increase an individual’s range of motion while reducing pain. Our expert physical therapists at Aligned Orthopedic & Sports Therapy have the experience and expertise to assist you through regular joint mobilization therapy.
When you engage in joint mobilization, your therapist will manually apply pressure and force on targeted areas to help improve your joint mobility. The techniques and intensity will vary based on your needs and comfort levels. Joint mobilization therapy aims to restore your joint’s normal function and motion.
Your therapist may also incorporate light exercises to activate your joints. Some exercises your physical therapist may use:
Any patients with joint pain or stiffness can benefit from joint mobilization. Patients with fused joints or excessive joint flexibility may not find the treatment effective or necessary.
Joint mobilization offers several benefits for patients who struggle with moving their joints. Some advantages include:
Joint mobilization works for many conditions and injuries, including:
Whenever you have joint stiffness or pain, your therapist may consider adding joint mobilization to your program. It can help you regain motion and reduce your pain. Aligned Orthopedic and Sports Therapy can help. Joint mobilization is available for patients at all offices throughout Northern Virginia, Washington, D.C., and Maryland regions to help them restore their normal joint function.Contact Us Apply Now