Partly Cloudy
20°FPartly CloudyFull Forecast

Vanatta attends mobilization course

Published: Tuesday, May 21, 2013 5:30 a.m. CST

Todd Vanatta, physical therapist at Northern Rehab Physical Therapy Specialists, recently attended a course in Raleigh, N.C., on Visceral Functional Mobilization.

This three-day lab-intensive course focused on gaining mobility of all structures through the abdomen and pelvis to improve performance of everyday tasks or activities such as lifting, bending and breathing.

Studies have shown that physical therapy to improve mobility of the abdominal connective tissues can be highly beneficial in reducing spinal, pelvic, and shoulder pain.

Vanatta includes assessment and treatment of abdominal and pelvic structures in practice when appropriate depending on a person’s diagnosis.

For more information, visit www.northernrehabpt.com.

Get breaking and town-specific news sent to your phone. Sign up for text alerts from the Daily Chronicle.

Watch Now

Player embeded on all DDC instances for analytics purposes.

Nov. 24 Rod Carey press conference

More videos »

Reader Poll

How far are you planning to travel for Thanksgiving?
Fewer than 30 miles
30 to 50 miles
50 to 200 miles
More than 200 miles
Staying home