Physical Rehabilitation
Corrective Exercises & Physiotherapy

Physical Rehabilitation in Marina Del Rey: Dr. David Reed
Reed Chiropractic + Wellness Center

Rehabiliation Clinic in Marina Del Rey

Custom exercise and stretching programs help the body heal after an injury

Physiotherapy in Marina Del Rey, CA: Rehabilitation therapy is an important part of a treatment plan for many conditions. Physiotherapy is also used effectively in helping injured workers return to the workforce, people suffering from arthritis and people recovering from surgery.

Exercises may vary and change from patient to patient, but the goal is always the same. The aim of a rehabilitation program is to regain pre-injury levels in all aspects of physical fitness. Correction of muscle imbalance problems around the shoulder, hip or knee are addressed effectively with exercise rehabilitation guided by a trained professional. Core stability muscles are also an important part of the treatment of chronic lower back pain.

A full rehabilitation and strengthening program is essential to ensure full recovery and in order to prevent further injury. These exercises sometimes include muscle stretching, joint mobility exercises or muscle strengthening exercises. A rehabilitation and strengthening program is essential to ensure full recovery and in order to prevent re-injuries.

Benefits of exercise rehabilitation:

  • Reduces or eliminates pain
  • Can help avoid surgery
  • Improves mobility
  • Recover from or prevent sports injuries
  • Improves balance
  • Manages diabetes and vascular conditions
  • Helps manage and prevent health issues due to aging.

Exercise rehabilitation helps to improve flexibility and balance

Flexibility is the ability to extend or stretch without breaking. The term is usually used to describe muscles but can also be used to describe a movement involving a number of muscles. Along with physiotherapy building muscle strength and aiding in recovery, these exercises can also improve flexibility, a vital part of maintaining a sound body. Balance can be difficult for the body over time, regardless if you are injured or not. The body sometimes works to compensate for weak areas, ultimately throwing the body off-balance just from daily activities.

Physiotherapy treatment modalities used at Gelband Natural Health & Chiropractic

  • Chiropractic Adjustments: Chiropractic adjustments provide effective pain relief from a wide variety of conditions. Our chiropractors specialize in providing gentle, safe and effective chiropractic care to patients of all ages. Spinal adjustments correct the alignment, motion and function of the vertebral joint.
  • Rehabilitative Exercises: Therapeutic Exercise Rehabilitation can help to alleviate pain by improving your muscle strength and flexibility. Weak muscles can often lead to a misshapen skeletal structure and dramatically increase the risk of injury or the worsening of your condition.
  • Electrical Muscle Stimulation: Electric muscle stimulation is a physical rehabilitation therapy modality that is used to stimulate muscle contractions using electrodes hooked up to an electric stimulation machine at our facility. These contractions help to control pain, manage inflammation and strengthen the muscle.
  • Ultrasound Therapy: Ultrasound therapy helps to reduce muscle pain and movement dysfunction.  Sound waves deliver deep heat to the areas of the body that need treatment.
  • Spinal Decompression: Spinal Decompression, or IDD (Internal Disc Decompression) Therapy® is a proven treatment for the relief of lower back pain. With an up to 86% success rate, thousands of patients have experienced dramatic pain relief and healing.

Outstanding!! Dr Reed corrected my disc issues in my lower back an now my neck and is as knowledgable as the come!!!

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Mark M.

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I’ve been seeing Dr. Reed for the past few years and HIGHLY recommend him.  He’s truly one of the best around.

I had a slipped disc, sciatica, and back pain that was with me for months on end forcing me to be on a number of different medications. Desperate for help, but a little skeptical of chiropractors, I slowly started asking around for referrals. I went to visit a few around LA that seemed to make snap judgments about my issues and jumped in to do a quick adjustment before sending me on my way.  I found they tended to be focused on short term solutions which was an incredibly frustrating process. I was unbelievably relieved when I finally found Dr. Reed who took the time to do a number of tests, continually tracked my progress, gave me exercises to help strengthen my core, and over time, managed to completely relieve all my pain.

Him and the staff are incredibly friendly, flexible with hours, and clearly care about your well being.  They also managed to stay on schedule and keep appointments which is a big plus. He answered all my questions, never rushed me out of the office, and ultimately helped get me pain-free.

I’m incredibly grateful for Dr. Reed’s help and would certainly recommend him to anybody in need of help.

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Josh K.

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My experience at Dr. Reed’s has been nothing but amazing!
I have been treated by him for the past three years.
I have been in pain a few times when he’s helped me out with one adjustment every single time.
I would highly recommend it to anyone 🙂

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Arian H.

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As a former martial arts and yoga instructor, I’ve had a ton of body work done over the years–and I can say that Dr. Reed is a true healer. I have a very large (1.1 cm) disc bulge and other problems with my alignment which have debilitated me for over a year, but Dr. Reed completely turned my situation around. I felt significant relief from months of pain after just the first session, and over a few months of treatment, I went from not being able to arch my back  at all to being able to do full cobras again. All the flexibility I had lost came back. And I went from feeling like I could strain my back with the slightest wrong move to being able to do pretty extreme workouts again.

One example of how caring and proficient Dr Reed is: After a treatment for my back, I told him that something had gone wrong with my foot, resulting in pain while walking. Within 5 minutes, he did some magic that solved the problem on the spot. He has that ability to feel around and know what’s precisely what’s wrong with any skeletal-muscular issue.

He’s also pretty much as nice as people come, and will answer questions thoroughly and patiently. I highly recommend.

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Kristin W.

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Looks sweet keep up the good work !!!

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Bobby M.

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Dr. Reed is the best Chiropractor that I have ever been to!!! I had ringing in the ears due to an auto accident, and when I came in to see him, I was really stressed and scared, but he immediately made me feel 100% comfortable. He told me not to worry, and that I would be okay. He was 100% right! No more ringing in the ears. Oh, I also had a dislocated jaw that he took care of. I wouldn’t go to anyone else. He and his staff are so good at getting you in as quickly as possible!!! My family now uses him too!!! Definitely check him out!!!

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Janou L.

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Dr. Reed is a good friend with an awesome attitude and a great Chiropractor!! Check him out;-)

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David C.

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Say goodbye to pain…Dr. Reed is the best! I’ve had a lot of chiropractors in the past but Dr. Reed is by far the greatest.

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Marcy S.

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Aside from the chiropractic services ..The dance and fitness classes are phenomenal!! Once you take a class here you won’t want to go any where else.

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Raelynn D.

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Dr. Reed is LEGIT!

Really knowledgeable about his practice (as we all would hope). Super nice guy, too. Came to him a few times for a workout injury that brought a lot of pain to my upper back that occurs only when I bend my neck to the right…weird. BUT…he was like, “I know what’s up!” (not at all what he said) and did a few weird cracks to my neck and back, and boom…now the pain is practically gone. Only thing that sucks is that I live in Hollywood and he’s in Marina Del Rey. Totally worth my drive, though.

Moral of the story is that he’s definitely the guy to pop your spine back into place and to ease that spinal pain of yours.

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