Physical Therapy

If you are seeking us out online, you likely have some pain, injury, or movement limitation.  Maybe you want to perform your sport or activity at the highest level possible, or you are looking to prevent future injuries.

At Salina Ortho Physical Therapy, our goal is simple: To get you back to a pain-free life as quickly as possible and give you all of the tools to avoid future dysfunction.  We want you to fully understand the underlying cause of your problem so you can also understand how to get better.

Conditions Treated:


  • Post-operative Rehab
  • Overuse Injuries (tennis elbow, carpal tunnel, etc)
  • Sports Injuries
  • Back and Neck pain
  • Occupational Injuries
  • Muscle Strains
  • Ligament Sprains
  • Joint Pain
  • Sciatica
  • Numbness/Tingling
  • Motor Vehicle Accidents
  • Arthritis
  • Bursitis
  • Tendinitis
  • TMJ Dysfunction
  • Headaches
  • Post-Fracture Care
  • Chronic Pain Syndromes

Treatment Approach:

Sometimes injuries require professionally trained, hands-on care to move you in the right direction.  At Salina Ortho Physical Therapy, we are trained in many of the latest assessment, treatment, and manual therapy techniques, including:


  • Formal Graston Technique (IASTM) training
  • Kinesiotape trained
  • Trigger point release and neuromuscular technique
  • Muscle energy techniques
  • Soft tissue massage and fascial release
  • Selective Functional Movement Assessment (SFMA)
  • Joint mobilization

What to expect:


For every appointment at Salina Ortho PT,  you will be seen one-on-one by a licensed physical therapist or physical therapist assistant. On your first visit, your physical therapist will evaluate your condition and identify the source of your pain and dysfunction. Your physical therapy initial evaluation will include a thorough examination of muscle, nerve, tendon, ligament, bone, and body tissues/organs as they pertain to your physical complaints or limitations.

After your evaluation, your therapist will develop a treatment program based on the results and your goals. Physical therapy treatment may include the use of manual therapy techniques, exercise, neuromuscular re-education, habit changes and any other appropriate corrections. Therapeutic modalities may be used to decrease swelling, decrease pain and/or soothe injured muscles. Each patient will be started on a home exercise program that may include: education on proper body mechanics, posture to prevent re-injury, exercise instruction, cold/heat therapies and general self-care. Your therapist will plan, implement, and monitor your progress throughout the treatment program, with YOUR goals in mind.

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