Missing Link Provides Life-Changing Solutions for Chronic Pain

Many of our patients begin with similar stories; they’ve had pain for years and have seen many different Doctors, Physical Therapists and other providers without relief. They’re looking for answers and solutions that don’t involve injections, medications or surgery. It never gets old; it’s such a joy and honor to help them meet their goals of returning to an active lifestyle and enjoying life again EVERY TIME. Especially when they had previously given up hope.

So what is it that we do? Our Integrative Physical Therapy clinic specializes in the John F. Barnes Myofascial Release Method. This is a gentle yet highly effective form of manual therapy providing long-lasting results. Your therapist gently ‘hooks’ into the connective tissue of the body with their hands and holds these tissues in a gentle stretch for several minutes until the tightness/tension literally melts away.

Why does this matter? Tightness/restrictions in the fascia or connective tissue do not show up on any Xrays, MRIs, Ultrasounds or imaging currently offered, however tightness in this system can exert a crushing pressure of up to 2,000 lbs per square inch in the body! Many people describe a feeling of a ‘straight jacket’ or ‘crushing pressure’ in an area of their body when this is happening. This image to the right is especially helpful to illustrate how these restrictions can cause all sorts of compression, misalignment and problems all over the body.

Learn more and feel better: Our Physical Therapy team have each completed hundreds of hours of highly specialized training in the John F. Barnes Method of Myofascial Release, each achieving either the prestigious Advanced or Expert Practitioner Designation. We’re here to help!

Jill Fraundorf, PT, MS 414.315.2477 (Direct) Jill@BalanceWithinPT.com

Darcy McCormick, PTA, CPT 262.751.6503 (Direct) Darcy@BalanceWithinPT.com

Dr. Sarah Trunk, PT, DPT 262.442.5054 (Direct) DoctorTrunk@BalanceWithinPT.com

Dr. Jereme Trunk, PT, DPT 773.807.2469 (Direct) DoctorTrunk@BalanceWithinPT.com