Counter Strain – Therapist

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Physical Therapist Specialized Treatment – 1 hour


Counter Strain Therapy

Physical Therapist – 1-hour session. Counter strain therapy implies the use of a technique used in osteopathic medicine and osteopathy to treat somatic dysfunction (impaired or altered function of bodily structures.

It is a type of ‘positional release’; a hands-on treatment that alleviates muscle and connective tissue tightness by the use of very specific treatment positions held for 30-90 seconds.

The physician/therapist identifies a point of maximum pain, called a tender point. Monitoring the tender point, the physician/therapist positions the patient to maximally relieve the discomfort.

The physician/therapist holds the patient in the maximally relaxed position and then slowly returns the passive patient to a neutral body position. The success of the treatment is evaluated by reassessing both the tender point and any accompanying loss of range of motion.

This gentle and painless technique is a very effective treatment for a wide variety of orthopedic conditions such as headaches, fibromyalgia, sciatica, tendinitis, chronic neck pain, and post-surgical conditions.

Not included are diagnostic studies, consultations with additional specialists, and cost of complication management; travel, food, and lodging.

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