feet

Your body’s alignment begins with your feet. Stroma Physical Therapy offers semi-custom orthotics from Vasyli that are heat molded to personalize fit. They come in a range of sizes and shapes to fit in any shoe, from sneakers to high heels. An orthotics prescription comes with a gait assessment, which includes assessing your foot in…

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nutrition

Physical wellness is not just about output but is also about input. We at Stroma believe that nutrition is an integral part of health and wellness. At Stroma we have a service available to address your nutritional needs. Our Exercise Physiologist, who specializes in nutrition, and Health Coach will assess you and come up with…

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ankle

Reflexology is gentle manipulation or pressing on certain parts of the foot, hands and ears to produce an effect elsewhere in the body through your bioenergetic field, or Qi. The pressure received in the feet, hands and ears may help to relieve stress and pain by sending signals that ‘balance’ the nervous system by releasing…

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Instrument Assisted Soft Tissue Mobilization Instruments (IASTM) have been used for centuries in Chinese medicine. They called the technique Guasha which translates to “scrapping or scratching”. Instruments have been further developed and improved in recent years by many different companies such as MiyoDac® and Graston Techniques®. Using this traditional concept, Stroma Therapists employ the highest…

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leg

ICT by Stroma™, which was created and designed by Vinita Chandra Mody, PT, trains practitioners to utilize semi-occlusion at targeted vascular sites, to treat musculoskeletal injuries. An initial semi-occlusive event at a proximal vascular site followed by a secondary semi-occlusive event at the vasculature in a neural structure can conjure the innate healing properties like…

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therapy

Active Release Therapy® or ART is a soft tissue therapy created by a chiropractor in or to help heal overused tissues. Designed to repair dysfunctions of muscles, tendons, ligaments, fascia, and nerves, Active Release Technique® is a patented and highly effective movement-based therapy. Our staff at Stroma Physical Therapy have full body certifications to use…

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head

Reiki is a Japanese technique through which practitioners transfer or channel universal energy through their palms and into the patient to encourage emotional or physical healing. A variety of techniques may be used during a session, such as, but not limited to, Crystal Healing, Sound Healing, Color Therapy or Chakra Healing. Stroma Physical Therapy believes…

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knee

Massage therapy is manual manipulation of soft body tissues (muscle, connective tissue, tendons and ligaments) to enhance a person’s health and well-being. There are dozens of different massage techniques. Stroma offers Swedish Massage, Deep Tissue, Myofascial Release, Trigger Point Therapy and Shiatsu. Stroma also offers Medical Massage which is geared to help rehabilitate injury. Stroma…

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In Physical Therapy, modalities are described as machines/equipment that help relieve pain and inflammation. At Stroma Physical Therapy, we use the most Evidence-Based (EB) approaches and maintain our equipment regularly. At Stroma, we believe that modalities can be a great adjunct to manual therapy and exercise prescription. We use modalities such as electrical stimulation, NMES,…

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therapy

Pilates is a form of exercise, developed by Joseph Pilates, which emphasizes the balanced development of the body through core strength, flexibility, and awareness to support efficient controlled movement. He called his approach Contrology, or the study of control. It involves a series of low impact exercises and stretches, using specialized equipment. At Stroma, we…

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