The Alliance community contains an ever-expanding roster of physical therapy, occupational therapy and athletic training clinics across the United States. We aid in the treatment of chronic conditions, address injuries, and offer preventive care to reduce the potential of chronic pain or injuries in otherwise healthy patients. We serve a wide range of patients, offering personalized care for each one based on their needs and long-term goals.
Conditions We Treat
While there is no cure for arthritis, there are some treatments that can help reduce these symptoms and help restore mobility to the affected joints, as well as slow the progression of arthritis.
Alliance provides physical therapy that can help you recover from an auto accident injury. Our specialists can assess your injury to determine the root cause of any pain you're experiencing and work with you to find a course of action for treating and managing them.
Chronic back pain is very common but can place a significant burden on your quality of life. Depending on the severity of your condition, you may find normal daily activities, such as walking, taking out the trash or even sitting for long periods of time, to be very difficult.
If you’re experiencing balance and gait problems, it’s important to address the issue before it worsens. Chronically losing your balance or having gait issues can drastically disrupt your quality of life and prevent you from participating in daily activities that you enjoy.
Physical therapy has been shown to help rehabilitate people with long-term COVID-19 symptoms. Our research-based program is designed to address these long-term symptoms and rehabilitate you back to your normal lifestyle and function.
Foot and ankle pain often go hand in hand. Because they both carry the same amount of stress and body weight, and there are many connecting tendons and ligaments between them, when something is wrong with one, it typically affects the other.
Feeling pain in your hand and/or wrist is bad enough, but it’s likely that this symptom will be accompanied by others. Which symptoms you are feeling in addition to pain depends on the cause of your pain. One person you can turn to is a physical therapist.
The most difficult thing about chronic hip pain — besides the pain itself — is the impact it has on your quality of life. Fortunately, most cases of hip pain can be treated with physical therapy.
Knee pain is one of the most common, yet debilitating, types of chronic pain that people experience, and physical therapy has been proved to dramatically reduce the need for future knee surgery.
You are likely wondering what is causing your neck pain and even wondering if the other symptoms you are feeling are being caused by the same thing. It’s even more likely that you are wondering how you can ease your pain.
Pelvic floor dysfunction can cause pain, incontinence and other symptoms. However, physical therapy can treat the pelvic floor dysfunction and help you manage any pain or incontinence it causes.
If you’re dealing with shoulder pain, you shouldn’t wait to get help. Fortunately, physical therapy can help you address a wide range of shoulder pain causes and symptoms.
Women experience many unique musculoskeletal conditions, including symptoms caused by breast cancer and pregnancy-related pelvic floor dysfunction, to name a few. These conditions, and the chronic pain associated with them, can be managed in some cases with the help of physical therapy.
People who have been injured on the job have a unique set of circumstances. A physical therapist will develop a treatment plan that is specifically targeted for your circumstances and injury. Goals are created in your workers compensation Initial Evaluation, and our team of experts will help you achieve these goals.
Techniques We Use
Cupping is actually an ancient form of alternative medicine where cups are put on the skin to create suction. In a way, these cultures were ahead of their time. Today, it’s used to help with relaxation, blood flow, pain and inflammation.
In other words, you don't need a doctor's referral to visit a physical therapist for treatment. While your doctor may recommend seeing a physical therapist for chronic pain or rehabilitation, Direct Access laws allow you to visit a PT clinic without first seeing a doctor.
Dry needling is a physical therapy treatment involving tiny needles inserted into the skin to relieve tension in trigger points or tight bands in the muscles, which can effectively relieve pain and mobilize certain parts of your body.
The Graston Technique is a branded form of instrument-assisted soft tissue mobilization (IASTM). The Graston Technique involves curved, stainless steel tools with rounded edges designed to detect fibrotic or hardened tissue areas.
When you undergo IASTM, your physical therapist will use contoured stainless steel rods to massage your muscles, skin, and tissues. The tools provide leverage that helps the specialist to break up scar tissue and restore blood flow to the affected areas.
In this treatment, elastic, often colorful tape known as “Kinesio tape" is placed strategically along the body. The tape pulls the administered areas away from one another, reducing friction and allowing for free range of motion in the targeted area.
The McKenzie Method of Mechanical Diagnosis and Therapy is an approach to physical therapy that puts the patient in control of their own treatment. Backed by extensive research, this approach emphasizes injury prevention and intervention to help patients find pain relief and enhanced independence.
Treatments and Programs
Our at-home physical therapy services give you access to quality, one-on-one treatment in the comfort of your home. Whether you are unable to make it to the office or prefer not to commute, we're here to help.
When we talk about ergonomics, we’re talking about making everything you interact with in your daily life — from furniture to factory equipment — friendly to your body. In doing this, we can help to reduce repetitive strain injuries.
A Functional Capacity Evaluation (FCE) assesses an individual's ability to perform the duties of their job. In an FCE, a physical therapist examines and interviews the patient to evaluate their progress and determine whether or not they can safely return to work.
Manual therapy is a physical therapy technique that involves the therapists physically manipulating your muscles and joints with their hands. It can help to relieve tension in your soft tissue, reduce inflammation, and mobilize your joints to provide long-term pain relief.
Every day at Alliance clinics around the country, we help children to overcome physical challenges associated with injuries and developmental delays. Our clinicians help kids to learn crucial motor skills, increase their mobility, and improve their overall quality of life.
People’s bodies face challenges both before and after surgery, and we offer pre- and post-surgery physical therapy programs intended to help people address their individual challenges before and after a surgery.
With the help of the very latest HIPAA-compliant telehealth software, we have modernized and advanced physical therapy practices that help patients recover. Agile Virtual PT’s physical therapy professionals are able to diagnose PT conditions, create personal PT care plans, and provide online PT sessions that achieve health goals.
We work closely with safety professionals to identify where and to whom musculoskeletal injuries may occur. We then customize educational programs to promote a safe working environment.