The people of Gaston County and our neighboring communities deserve the best possible care. That’s why Custom Physical Therapy & Fitness offers both traditional and cutting-edge services designed to help you, our valued patient, return to pain-free living as quickly as possible. Read on to get an idea of what’s possible for your treatment plan.
Provides a hands-on approach treating muscle and joint dysfunction to improve pain.
Designed to meet your needs, Work Conditioning ensures our patients can go back to their job safely after injury or surgery. This treatment revolves around movements related to your work, so you can enjoy a worry-free return.
This robust training is developed with your personal athletic goals in mind, Sports Performance works to improve strength, endurance and agility. The result is improved physical function.
Blood Flow Restriction
Improve strength and muscle mass with Blood Flow Restriction (BFR) therapy. As the name suggests, blood flow is restricted to help athletes, post-surgical patients and those who have pain with strength training to increase strength without excessive stress on the joints.
Balance + Gait Training
For those with lower body injuries and neuromuscular conditions, Balance and Gait Training improves a patient’s ability to walk and stand without assistance. The result is a reduced risk of falling to prevent further injury and a decreased reliance on assistive devices such as walkers and canes.
Our physical therapists will help you improve cardiovascular and muscular endurance over a carefully planned training period. You’ll see improvements in both athletic performance and overall health.
Manual Resistive Exercise
Working with one of our talented therapists who provides manual resistance, you will improve muscle strength and motor control.
One of our skilled professionals performs an on-site or in-clinic assessment of your workstation and job tasks. We will prepare a plan that will reduce your risk of injury and improve your body’s comfort levels.
Physical therapists prescribe a combination of compression, exercise, elevation, manual drainage and hygiene to help alleviate swelling caused by cancer treatments, heart, kidney or liver conditions, as well as unexpected swelling that may occur.
Mobility + Posture
A therapist will work with you to strengthen your muscles and relieve stiffness for improved joint mobility and improved posture.
Used in combination with manual therapy and exercise, Dry Needling is an exciting service that relieves tension and muscle pain. Your therapist will insert a thin filament into a muscle trigger point for immediate tension release and lasting comfort.
If you’re not able to make it into the office, we will come to you. Using your preferred device, our virtual therapists offer exercise instruction and illustrate self-treatment techniques to help you decrease pain and improve mobility from the comfort of your home.
Patient Success Tip
As mask mandates and guidelines constantly change, it’s impossible to predict where we’ll be when it’s time for your visit. Please refer to the note(s) on our office door or call our office for guidance about masking prior to your arrival. If you do not have a mask with you, one will be provided by our office.
Patient Success Tip
Keep a calendar or journal to record any physical changes you experience during your treatment plan. This helps provide our staff with a clearer view of your progress and takes the burden off your memory.
Patient Success Tip
Do ALL your homework. Yes, it’s tempting to skip to the ice and rest portion, but by following the exact protocol your therapist prescribes will dramatically improve your performance so you can return to life as quickly as possible.
I have been seeing Katie Miller at Custom Physical for a myriad of issues. She has worked out a lot of problems I was having with my spine and hips that traditional doctors couldn’t seem to fix. She has allowed me to continue my daily activities and kept me on the go.