General aches, pains, injuries and surgeries need attention as well. Addressing the muscular or structural imbalances of strength and weakness, tightness and flexibility issues, range of motion and mobility to allow you to move freely and continue enjoying doing what you love to do.

  • Back Pain
  • Posture Issues
  • Headaches
  • Neck Pain
  • Shoulder Pain
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Ankle Sprain
  • Knee Pain
  • Sacroiliac Dysfunction
  • Hip Pain
  • Tendonitis
  • ACL
  • Total Joint Replacements



The female body is unique and with that comes special concerns related to its shape, functions, and demands placed on it. From an ACL knee injury, to hip and back pain, the pelvic floor, our internal organs, and how our upper back posture is. Teens, pregnant and new moms, our middle years and beyond, caring for the female body is important.

  • Female Athlete
  • Bladder Concerns and Pelvic Health
  • Pelvic Pain
  • Menopause
  • Breast Cancer
  • Pregnancy and Postpartum Care
  • Osteoporosis

Pregnancy and Postpartum

and Postpartum


As your body goes through the many changes of pregnancy and postpartum, special care can be given to reduce discomfort of pregnancy itself, prepare yourself for labor and delivery and promote healing after baby comes. Your recovery can include managing what hormone changes do to your body, learning strategies for using baby gear, positioning for feeding and holding your baby. Assisting you to properly regain and retrain your abdominals.

  • Pregnancy Back and Body Pain
  • Postpartum Aches and Pains
  • Diastasis Recutus Abdominus (DRA)
  • C-Section Recovery
  • Scars
  • Pelvic Floor

Pelvic Health



Your floor, core and more! Both men and women have them. We need these to work together for proper bladder function, eliminating leaks, reducing urgency and frequency of bathroom trips and resolving pelvic pain. These are not normal and can be addressed. Aging, constipation, chronic coughing, trauma, childbirth, pregnancy, surgeries can all have an effect on strength, coordination, tension and the pelvic floor.

  • Incontinence
  • Urgency
  • Frequency
  • Prolapse
  • Pelvic Pain
  • Prostatectomy
  • Hip/Groin/Abdominal Pain

Dry Needling



A treatment strategy to aid in healing and stimulate the recovery progress aims at releasing areas of pain, tightness, muscle tension/spams by neuromuscular reaction. A small needle is inserted into the area to be treated, eliciting a muscle response. Many people have relief immediately or up to days later.

Breast Cancer

Breast Cancer
Related Care


Post Breast Cancer treatment and surgeries, regaining motion in your arms, upper back and core are important for pain control, posture and the ability to return to the activities in our everyday lives. Monitoring swelling, appropriate prevention and treatment of Lymphedema is essential. Controlled progression of strengthening, skin/scar management and confidence will aid in your recovery.

  • Post Breast Recovery
  • Scars
  • Lymphedema
  • Shoulder Motion
  • Posture

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