Manual Therapy Vancouver

Manual therapy can be effective for a wide range of conditions, including chronic pain, sports injuries, post-surgical rehabilitation, arthritis, and more.

Manual Therapy Vancouver

What to Expect During a Manual Therapy Treatment

At Northwest Rehab, your journey to recovery begins with a thorough understanding of your health and lifestyle. For new clients, we allocate a 45-minute session for an in-depth assessment. This includes a comprehensive evaluation from head to toe, allowing us to tailor a treatment plan that aligns with your specific needs and health objectives. Our array of techniques, from joint mobilizations to soft tissue therapies, are selected based on a deep understanding of your body’s unique requirements. We also provide insights into your treatment, explaining each step as we go along.

For returning clients, a 30-minute follow-up is typically sufficient to assess progress and adjust your treatment plan as necessary. This session focuses on ensuring the exercises and strategies recommended previously are effective and fit seamlessly into your daily routine. Should adjustments be needed, we’re ready to update your plan to better suit your evolving needs. Booking follow-up appointments is streamlined for your convenience, available online or by phone.

What to Expect

Why Consider Manual Therapy?

Manual therapy is a highly effective, hands-on approach to pain relief and mobility improvement. It’s a cornerstone treatment for various musculoskeletal conditions, offering a personalized path to recovery without relying on medication or invasive procedures. Consider manual therapy to actively engage in your rehabilitation process, benefit from the expertise of trained therapists, and experience a comprehensive treatment that addresses the root causes of your discomfort for lasting health benefits.

Initial Assessment
45 min
Subsequent Treatment
30 min
Subsequent Treatment
15 min

Whether you’re recovering from an injury or looking to improve your physical performance, our team is here to support your journey to recovery.


Learn about our manual therapy services, designed to address specific health conditions and improve recovery.

What Is Manual Therapy and How Can It Benefit Me?

Manual therapy is a specialized form of physical therapy that involves hands-on techniques to manipulate muscles, joints, and soft tissues. This approach aims to relieve pain, improve mobility, and enhance overall function. By using targeted manual therapy techniques such as soft tissue mobilization, joint mobilization, and manipulation, therapists can address specific areas of discomfort, including neck pain, knee pain, and conditions like rotator cuff injuries, providing a tailored treatment to promote healing and reduce severe pain.

How Do Manual Therapy Techniques Improve Health Conditions?

Manual therapy techniques, including joint mobilization and soft tissue techniques, play a crucial role in treating various musculoskeletal issues. Soft tissue mobilization helps break down fibrosis, improve circulation, and reduce inflammation in affected tissues, thereby relieving pain and enhancing healing. Joint mobilization and manipulation techniques are used to increase the range of motion in restricted joints, alleviate pain, and improve functional mobility, particularly beneficial for conditions like severe neck and knee pain.

Why Choose NW Rehab for Manual Therapy?

Expert Care: Our therapists are highly trained and continuously update their skills to include the latest evidence-based practices.

Personalized Treatments: We understand that each patient is unique. Your therapy plan will be customized to your specific condition and goals.

Comprehensive Approach: We believe in treating the whole person, not just the symptoms. Our comprehensive approach aims to enhance your overall health and prevent future injuries.

Can Manual Therapy Address Chronic Pain and Specific Injuries?

Yes, manual therapy is highly effective in managing chronic pain and treating specific injuries such as rotator cuff injuries, chronic neck pain, and knee pain. Through a combination of soft tissue mobilization, joint manipulation, and other manual techniques, therapists can significantly reduce pain levels, increase mobility, and facilitate the recovery process. These techniques are designed to target the underlying causes of pain and dysfunction, offering a non-invasive solution for long-term relief and improved quality of life.

If you have further questions or if our FAQs didn’t cover your concerns, please reach out to us directly. We’re here to assist you.