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OCS Orthopedic Clinical Specialty | PNWPT | Crescent City CA | Del Norte County

Certified Manual Physical Therapy

(CMPT)

Manual Physical Therapy is a hands-on form of physical therapy that allows professionals to help facilitate healing and restore function. Manual Therapists use skilled joint movements to improve range of motion, extensibility, and reduce pain and swelling. Manual therapy is based on careful examination of the patient’s movement patterns, including range of motion issues and the subsequent overcompensation that can prevent healing.

 

Current research confirms that manual physical therapy combined with therapeutic exercise achieves better outcomes for musculoskeletal injuries than exercise alone. A certification is a postdoctoral program that requires copious hours of didactic training, and successful completion of written and practical

competency testing.

 

The CMPT program Brad completed included 150 hours of classwork and culminated with successfully passing seven written and one oral practical examinations. 

PNWPT | Pacific Northwest Physical Therapy | Crescent City California | Del Norte County

Tai Chi

Kate and Andy are both students of Master Bing of Wudang Mountain, China, who has certified them to teach. 

Tai Chi can help with balance, loss of agility, and even brain and memory issues. It is great for those looking for a calm and peaceful way to train their organs and body to have a more balanced outlook. 

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OCS Orthopedic Clinical Specialty | PNWPT | Crescent City CA | Del Norte County

Orthopedic Clinical Specialty 

(OCS)

The specialist certification program was established in 1978 by the American Physical Therapy Association to provide formal recognition for physical therapists with advanced clinical knowledge, experience, and skills in a special area of practice and to assist consumers and the health care community in identifying these physical therapists. It is estimated that approximately 5% of physical therapists have achieved this honor.

Laura Morgan Yoga Class Instructor | Crescent City | Del Norte County | PNWPT

Yoga with Laura

Yoga comes from a Sanskrit word meaning "union." Yoga is great for strengthening your muscles and relieving stress with breathing techniques, mental meditation, and physical exercise. Laura offers yoga classes both in person and online!

 

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Aquatic Therapy | PNWPT | Crescent City | Del Norte County

Aquatic

Therapy

Aquatic therapy is great for those needing physical activity with water's natural viscosity and resistance. This is not only helpful with muscle strengthening, but also helps with rehabilitation and relaxation while reducing the hinderance of gravity's natural pull on sore muscles and joints. 

Natalie Yoga Class Instructor | Crescent City | Del Norte County | PNWPT

Yoga with Natalie

Yoga comes from a Sanskrit word meaning "union." Yoga is great for strengthening your muscles and relieving stress with breathing techniques, mental meditation, and physical exercise. Natalie offers yoga classes both in person and online!

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