Specialty Services

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SOS O & ST offers many technologically advanced and minimally invasive evaluation and treatment options including:

  • Shockwave Therapy: Is a non-invasive treatment solution for chronic tendinopathies and other soft tissue disorders. Treatment to the affected area stimulates the healing and regeneration of injured soft tissue(s).
    Treatment indications for Shockwave therapy include pain reduction, reduction of adhesions and fibrotic tissue, increased cellular metabolism (to dispose of damaged tissue) and revascularization (improving blood supply in the injured/affected areas) which promotes healing, regeneration of the involved soft tissues, and the recovery of muscle tone and function. Common conditions treated include, but are not subject to: Plantar Fasciitis, Achillodynia, Shin Splints, Muscle Sprains, Jumper’s Knee, Runner’s Knee, Trigger Points, Insertional Tendinopathies (i.e. Trochanteric Insertional Tendonitis), Piriformis Syndrome, Low/Back Thoracic Pain, Calcified Shoulder tendonitis, Frozen Shoulder, Cervicobrachial Neuralgia, Trapezius Tension, Medial/Lateral Epicondylitis, Finger Tendonitis, and Muscle Cramps. 
  • Sound Assisted Soft Tissue Mobilization (SASTM): This manual therapy technique, SASTM, is designed to assist the clinician in locating, treating and breaking down adhesions while minimizing damage to healthy tissue.
  • Functional Capacity Evaluation (FCE): To determine an injured workers' readiness to return to the work force.
  • Canalith Repositioning: A hands-on technique performed by skillfully trained clinicians to treat Benign Paroxysmal Vertigo (BPPV). Simply stated, the physical therapist manually maneuvers the patient's head to relocate particles in the inner ear which are causing dizziness and/or balance issues.

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