Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation
DMC has highly-trained physical therapists located throughout Southeast Michigan who specialize in the treatment of back pain. All of the therapists have extensive training in a variety of specific treatment techniques for back pain, all of which begin with a high intensity of manual therapy techniques including:
- Joint Mobilization
- Soft Tissue Mobilization
- Functional Massage
- Spine Stabilization
- Functional Training
In addition to the manual techniques and training received during their doctorate education, many of the therapists treating spine have post doctorate training, earning them certification in orthopaedic manual physical therapy. Additional techniques provided to back pain patients who require advanced therapy include:
- Muscle Energy
Return to Work Services
After traditional physical therapy in the DMC system, patients may need our Return to Work program to prepare them to resume their prior employment.
- Function Capacity Evaluation
- Work Hardening/Conditioning
- Ergonomic Evaluation
- Job Site Analysis
- Job Coaching
Treatment of back pain requires a lifestyle change. Patients receiving therapy at DMC facilities may continue with their exercise program by becoming a fitness member at any of our large freestanding facilities.
Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Locations
For a complete list of DMC Rehabilitation and Physical Medicine Locations, Click here.