Manual Therapy is a specialised area of Physical therapy for the management of Neuromuscular conditions. It means “By Hands” Based on manual examination and treatment techniques integrated with exercise, education, and other modalities helps to address pain, loss of function, and wellness. It helps to facilitate repair and tissue modeling.
Joint Manipulation: A passive, high velocity, low amplitude thrust applied to a joint complex within its anatomical limit* with the intent to restore optimal motion, function, and/ or to reduce pain.
Joint Mobilisation: A manual therapy technique comprising a continuum of skilled passive movements to the joint complex that are applied at varying speeds and amplitudes, that may include a small-amplitude/ high-velocity therapeutic movement (manipulation) with the intent to restore optimal motion, function, and/ or to reduce pain.