Active Release Techniques, or ART, is the gold standard in therapeutic massage treatment and soft tissue manipulation for one important reason: it works. And the physical therapists at SOL Physical Therapy – Oakland and Walnut Creek have the success stories to prove it. Talia, for example, was experiencing sharp muscle pain and movement problems in […]
“Before SOL, I had sharp pain in my knees when performing certain exercises. I know now what to pay attention to, strengthened relevant muscles & have exercises to continue to do so, which makes exercises easier and close to painless. Overall have more control over my body and feel much better. Very happy with my […]
This Client’s Goal: “I wanted to move better in order to avoid injuries and feel better during training.” Before 10 sessions of Performance Coaching: This client describes their fitness level as, “A bit more ‘advanced’ than the average population, but still intermediate at best overall.” After 10 sessions of Performance Coaching: “Working with my performance coach has absolutely […]
“Prior to PT with my physical therapist, my shoulder was very sore, and I felt limited in what I could do and timid in using my shoulder for regular daily activities. Since my sessions with my physical therapist, I have noticeable improvements and have begun after a few short weeks to get back to spinning […]
“When I came in my shoulder was sore and painful. Now I feel much better. I know I have work to do to get my shoulder strong like it was before.” -C.E.
“I knew very little about muscles and knees when I came, and after double knee replacement I was very concerned about how I was ever going to walk, sit, climb stairs again without pain. My physical therapist and the people at SOL have been so helpful with scheduling, teaching me about my muscular anatomy and […]
“With my physical therapist’s help I’m improving, able to sit up longer periods of time, able to walk further, not laying in bed as much. Physical therapy has improved my quality of life and I’m a happier person thanks to SOL.” -C.S.
A picture is worth a thousand words, right? This patient sought the expertise and care of SOLPT, and they made this physical therapy very successful. To cap it off, this patient made a trek worth remembering while sporting SOL gear! 48 miles, 12,000 feet! Way to go! “Thanks for your help!”
“When I arrived at SOL my pain was bad, I could barely bend over (I’m pretty flexible), and I couldn’t lift anything, sit for long, or stand for long. Now I can do everything! I can touch my toes without pain, I AM STRONG!! My core is ROCK SOLID! I know it sounds like an […]
“Before PT I was very needy, in much pain and with very little stamina. I appreciate all the help, hands on and attention with explanations for all exercises. The explanations in particular were an incentive to do exercises. I think the one to one ratio is excellent and important in doing the exercises correctly. The […]