Specialized Physical Therapy Care
Our integrative approach expedites your recovery! Here are some of our specialized areas:
- Spine, Back Pain and Neck Pain
The human spine is a masterpiece, but completely understanding it sometimes takes a mastermind. Karl Bebendorf PT, DPT, OCS and Alex Lanton PT, DPT, OCS have a special interest in treating the spine. Key to treating spine pain is understanding the origin of the symptoms and treating the origin accordingly. Finding on investigations like MRIs and X-rays must be correlated to the patient’s signs and symptoms.
If you are suffering from Back Pain or Neck Pain, Bulging Disc, Sciatica, or other spinal conditions, contact us for a consultation. We can help!
Our sport specific approach to exercise and hands on techniques help to accelerate your recovery. As sports enthusiasts we understand that you are eager to return to that activity that your so passionate about! So whether it is running, cycling, climbing or soccer in the summer; or skiing, snow boarding or snow shoeing in the winter we understand the demands of your sport.
The Pilates method seeks to increase the strength, flexibility and control of the body. Pilates is a body conditioning routine that helps to not only build flexibility, but also strength, endurance, and coordination. We not only incorporate Pilates into rehab, but also offer it on a wellness basis once you have recovered.
Dry needling is a technique to treat trigger points and myofascial (soft tissue) pain. It involves the use of a solid, sterile needle into active trigger points in the muscle. This results in decreased pain and tightness in the patient.
All Atlas Physical Therapy locations now offer Massage Therapy. Our massage therapists who specialize in Medical Massage cater your session towards both healing and relaxation. Our physical and massage therapists communicate so that your care is well coordinated.
Alex Lanton has a special interest in treating pediatric sports injuries. He has extensive knowledge and experience in the treatment of adolescents and children. Alex uses an approach that not only makes physical therapy fun, but also effective. After your child has returned to their sport Alex can implement a sports performance program to further improve their abilities.
Atlas Physical Therapy is skilled at returning employees to work as quickly and safely as possible. The therapists incorporate job specific exercises and tasks and hands on techniques to expedite recovery. Atlas owner and founder Karl Bebendorf PT, DPT, OCS worked exclusively in Occupational Health over a 10 year period. During this time Karl developed a thorough understanding of the needs of employees and employers alike. Karl spent 3 of those years implementing and performing an injury prevention program for a Fortune 500 company. The program resulted in a very significant reduction in injuries and consequently saved the employer several million dollars.