Therapeutic exercise can be passive or active; In the passive, the physical
therapist applies tension and movement to the body, while the active, the
patient is the one who performs the movement.
Ultrasound therapy involves using soundwaves to help reduce swelling, pain, and
Electrical stimulation and TENS
Electrical stimulation helps manage symptoms of arthritis and fibromyalgia. TENS
send electrical impulses to disrupt the nerves that send signals of pain to the
Manual therapy involves soft tissue techniques (muscles and tendons) and joint
techniques (shoulder, hip, and knee).
Kinesiology taping is a therapeutic method that involves tapping the skin to
help alleviate pain on the joints, muscles, and tendons.