We Treat ALL

Upper Extremity

Dysfunctions

(From shoulders, elbows, wrist, hands, to fingers)

  • Frozen Shoulder

  • Rotator Cuff injuries

    • Pre- and Post-Surgical rehabilitation​

  • Nerve Impingement Syndromes & Nerve Injuries affecting the shoulder, elbow, wrist, and hands.

  • Fractures and Soft Tissue Injuries

    • Humeral​

    • Elbow

    • Ulna/Radius

    • Wrist - Carpals

    • Hands/Fingers

  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

    • Pre-Surgical therapies may resolve the symptoms and return function​, many times, preventing surgery

    • Post-Surgery Rehab for optimal outcomes

  • Arthritis and other related conditions​​

 

VISUAL-PROCESSING-NEUROLOGIC

WE ARE A CERTIFIED IRLEN CENTER

  • Irlen Syndrome (Scotopic Sensitivity)

    • ​Traumatic Brain Injuries, Head Injuries, Concussions, and Whiplash:                (35% of people suffering from these conditions have the following symptoms which can be helped)

      • Reading. Problems reading because of a change in clarity or stability of the print.

      • Sustained Attention and Concentration. Problems with ease and comfort reading and doing other visual activities

      • Light Sensitivity. Individuals become light sensitive. This makes going outside, being in bright lighting or fluorescent lighting, and driving at night uncomfortable or stressful.

      • Physical Symptoms. Experience headaches, nausea, dizziness, anxiety, irritability, or stomachaches. The severity of these physical symptoms is often increased by sunlight, bright lighting, reading, and other visually-intensive activities.

      • Depth Perception. Problems with activities that require the ability to judge depth or spatial relationships.

      • Fatigue. A general sense of being tired and fatigued.

      • Neurological Problems. Light-induced seizures, tremors, or other similar problems.

    • Psychological, Medical and Visual Problems:

      • PTSD

      • Low Vision/Visually Impaired

      • Light-Induced Epilepsy

      • Depression

      • Anxiety

      • Strokes

      • Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

      • Auto-Immune Diseases

      • Parkinson's Disease

      • Multiple Sclerosis

      • Cerebral Palsy

      • Fibromyalgia

      • Viral Illnesses

      • Tourette Syndrome

      • Lyme Disease

      • Agoraphobia

    • Light Sensitivity:

      • Bothered by glare, fluorescent lights, bright lights, sunlight and sometimes lights at night

      • Some individuals experience physical symptoms and feel tired, sleepy, dizzy, anxious, or irritable. Others experience headaches, mood changes, restlessness or have difficulty staying focused, especially with bright or fluorescent lights.

    • Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD/HD):

      • Problems concentrating when reading or writing

      • Easily distracted when reading or writing

      • Distracted when under fluorescent lights

      • Daydreams in class

      • Problems staying on task with academic work

      • Problems starting academic tasks

    • Autism and Asperger Syndrome:                                                          (Approximately 50% of those with Autism and Asperger Syndrome have the following types of difficulties which can be helped by the Irlen Method)

      • Looks in a series of short glances

      • Looks away from visual targets

      • Squints or looks down

      • Finger flicks

      • Sideway glances

      • Poor eye contact

      • Rubs or pushes on eyes

      • Mesmerized by colors, patterns, or light

      • Behavior changes in bright lights or sunlight

      • Poor spatial or body awareness

      • Light sensitivity

      • Difficulties with stairs, escalators, or catching balls

      • Poor small or gross motor coordination

    • Gifted and Average Students with Good Reading Skills:

      • Spend longer to complete homework

      • Physical complaints of headaches, strain, or tiredness when reading or at school

      • Avoids reading or reading for pleasure

      • Does poorly on timed tests or standardized tests

      • Unable to keep up with reading assignments

      • Reads beginning and summaries rather than the entire chapter

      • Listens in class rather than doing the assigned reading

      • Finds it easier to learn from discussion than reading

      • Works hard to get grades but feels that s/he is brighter than grades indicate

      • Considered lazy or unmotivated. Told they could do better if tried harder

      • 12-14% can be helped by the Irlen Method

    • Reading Problems, Dyslexia, and Learning Difficulties:

      • Reading is difficult and cannot use their reading skills or learn basic reading skills

      • Problems with flow, fluency, and comprehension

      • 46% of this population can be helped by the Irlen Method

      • Other problems may exist and instruction or remediation may be necessary

Neurologic Disorders

 

(See Parkinson's Page for Specialized program)

 

 

  • Neck Pain

    • Limited Movement

    • Headaches due to neck issues

 

  • Postural Correction and Treatments

 

  • Vestibular Disorders

    •  Vertigo Symptoms

    • Balance due to Vestibular dysfunctions

    • Closed Head Injury 

 

  • Balance

    • Neurologic

    • Core

 

  • Concussions/Post-Concussion Syndrome

    • Vertigo /dizziness

    • Headaches

    • Light and Sound Sensitivity

    • Blurred vision

    • Concentration issues/brain fog

 

5775 Soundview Drive, Suite A-103

Gig Harbor  WA  98335

Phone: 253-514-6842     Fax: 253-514-6863