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At Ironhorse Physical Therapy & Pilates, we know that no two patients are the same – and neither should their care be. We believe in using only the most innovative techniques to help you achieve your health goals. Our team of skilled physical therapists has one goal in mind: providing you with exceptional treatment options that will work best for you

Benefits of Physical Therapy

Physical Therapy Services offers numerous benefits that can improve your overall quality of life. Here are just a few:

  • Pain Relief: Be it sports injuries, joint pain, or complex arthritis, our staff is trained in different methods like hands-on therapy and exercise programs aimed at reducing chronic or postoperative pains.
  • Improved Mobility and Function: it helps restore normal functional movements, enabling one to perform tasks without difficulty.
  • Injury Prevention: A physical therapist can identify abnormal movements that could cause damage elsewhere in the body, thus preventing future recurrences and promoting healthy living through activity participation.
  • Enhanced Recovery: You deserve a faster return to your previous fitness level than what Mother Nature has planned for you after an operation, accident, or illness, but how do we do this? Simple! With personalized exercises designed just for you alongside other interventions targeted at improving strength, flexibility, balance, etcetera.

Common Modalities Used in Physical Therapy 

At Ironhorse Physical Therapy & Pilates, we use different therapeutic methods to meet your needs and help you recover. Some of the common modalities that we use are as follows:

Manual Therapy Techniques

This Physical Therapy Technique involves physical therapists whose manual skills include joint mobilization, soft tissue mobilization, and myofascial release, which helps increase joint mobility, release muscle tension, and enhance the healing process.

Exercise Therapy

Therapeutic exercises play a vital role in physical therapy treatment. The practitioners create personalized exercise programs focusing on strength training, flexibility improvement, endurance development, and functional capacity building based on individual goals and conditions.

Modalities in Physical Therapy

Different devices can be used alongside our manual techniques and exercise interventions for better outcomes:

  • Electrical Stimulation: This technique is useful when it comes to pain reduction; muscle activation enhancement or re-education, as well as fostering wound healing through the delivery of electrical current into relevant tissues.
  • Ultrasound: High-frequency sound waves generated by this Modality in Physical Therapy aid in speeding up recovery processes by reducing inflammation; and promoting blood flow where needed most hence improving oxygen supply too.
  • Hot and Cold Therapy: Heat therapy provides relief against painful symptoms while cold application reduces swelling, thus supporting healing via blood
  • Taping and Bracing: Using appropriate tape or splinting methods can prop up, align properly, and safeguard injured areas in their course of recovery.

Common Conditions Treated at a Physical Therapy Clinic 

Among the conditions treated by us at Ironhorse Physical Therapy & Pilates include:

  • Orthopedic Injuries (e.g., sprains, strains, fractures)
  • Post-Surgical Rehabilitation
  • Sports-Related Injuries
  • Neurological Disorders (e.g., stroke, Parkinson’s disease, multiple sclerosis)
  • Chronic Pain Conditions (e.g. back pain, neck pain, arthritis)
  • Balance and Gait Disorders
  • Workplace Injuries
  • Pediatric and Geriatric Conditions


At Ironhorse Physical Therapy & Pilates in San Ramon, CA, we are proud of our commitment to individualized care and state-of-the-art methods. Our team of professionals keeps current with the most recent research and technology in Physical Therapy Treatment Modalities so that you can be sure you’re getting the best treatment possible. 

Meet our team. If you have questions related to physical therapy in San Ramon, CA, please see our Frequently Asked Questions page or call us at 925-222-5446.

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