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University Physical Therapy Associates Services

At University Physical Therapy Associates, we offer a wide variety of therapy services. We have a highly trained staff that provides a unified approach to returning you back to your optimal levels wellness. By utilizing the latest techniques and equipment we can help you return to your daily activities after surgery, and help eliminate your headaches so that you can fully recover and get back to work. Develop a pain-free lifestyle, and return to your workout program after a sports injury, or even eliminate the vexing neck and back pain you’ve had for years. If it's your goal, it's our goal too, and we have the knowledge, experience, and enthusiasm to help you accomplish it.


  • Pick up and Drop of service for patients
  • Fall Prevention Evaluation
  • Safety Evaluation for homes
  • Work Safety Assessments
  • Work Related Injuries
  • Motor Vehicle Injuries


Stroke Management

Balance Problems
Core Stabilization

The balanced development of the deep and superficial muscles that stabilize , align, and move the trunk of the body, especially the abdominals and muscles of the back.

Manual Cervical Traction

Manual Cervical Traction is a therapeutic technique employed to stabilize injuries to the musculoskeletal system, most notably the neck and spine. It helps to stabilize disc injuries and allow the spine to heal without having to support itself. There are both manual and mechanical mobilization techniques to address the cervical spine.

Manual Lumbar Traction

Lumbar traction is a form of treatment for spinal conditions and has proven to be an effective mechanism offering patients pain relief and increased mobility . The main principle or theory behind lumbar traction is to stretch the lower back.

Myofascial Therapy

Myofascial Therapy (also known as myofascial release therapy or myofascial trigger point therapy) is a type of safe, low load stretch that releases tightness and pain throughout the body caused by myofascial pain syndrome, which describes chronic muscle pain that is worse in certain areas known as trigger points.

Joint and Soft Tissue Mobilization

Joint and Soft Tissue Mobilization is a specialized hands-on technique to loosen restrictions that can lead to stiffness and pain. This technique encourages fuller movement with less pain.

Manual Craniosacral Therapy

Craniosacral therapy is a hands-on remedial manual therapy technique. The craniosacral system is made up of the soft tissue and bones of the head, the spine, and the pelvis. Craniosacral therapy addresses these areas as well as the membranes that surround them and the cerebrospinal fluid that encompasses the brain and spinal cord.

Therapeutic Exercise

Therapeutic exercise is a physical therapy intervention encompassing a broad range of activities designed to restore or improve musculoskeletal, cardiopulmonary and/or neurologic function.

Postural Retraining

Postural retraining involves utilizing strengthening and often stretching techniques that will enable you to attain and maintain an efficient posture against gravity.

Scar Tissue Remodeling

Scar tissue remodeling occurs as you start to stretch and pull on it. The stretching of the scar tissue helps to align the collagen fibers to allow them to return to normal. This realignment of the collagen fibers makes the tissue better able to tolerate the forces that are placed on it during the day.

Specialized Pediatric Care

Specialized Pediatric Care Pediatric Physical therapy helps develop the strength and range of motion children need to move through their environment easily and effectively. Physical therapy goals often include help with developmental milestones like sitting, standing, crawling and walking.


  • Back and Neck Pain
  • Tendonitis
  • Knee Pain
  • Headaches and Migraines
  • TMJ
  • Post-surgical Treatment
  • Arm Numbness and Pain
  • Limb Weakness and Deconditioning
  • Sciatica Problems
  • Sports-related Injuries
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Rotator Cuff Injuries
  • Premature Infants
  • Down's syndrome, spina bifida, cerebral palsy, and autism
  • Pediatric developmental delays and genetic disorders
  • Torticollis
  • Hypotonia