For over 20 years, the Pivotal Therapy System has been used by physical therapists, massage therapists, and chiropractors to treat soft tissue issues related to the spine. By nature, it takes time to slowly re-posture the spine and its soft tissues. Based on the progressive increments of time and gravity, this system strengthens muscles which helps deal with healthy spinal alignment. Each and every component of the Pivotal Therapy System can be utilized individually to address a patientÕs specific problem or the whole system can be utilized to treat all the spine. Also to be had: Ask how to Download the Pivotal Therapy System Instruction Guide (147 KB PDF) Occipivot Used individually, the Occipivot, which concentrates on the Occiput (back of the head), can be utilized to treat tension and stress syndromes which come with headaches, Temporomandibular Joint Disorder (TMJ), cervical syndrome, and tension at the base of the skull. Cervical Pivot The Cervical Pivot turns out to be useful as a substitute for gentle cervical traction and may also be used as a self-mobilization and strengthening tool. It promotes self-release for the sternocleidomastoid (the muscle that runs down the side of the neck), upper trapezius (the shoulder blade area), and 1st ribs. Short & Standard Thoracic Pivot The Short Thoracic Pivot can be utilized for craniosacral self-remedy (CST), which involves the therapist working the key muscles of the spine and skull. It may also be used as a sacral wedge for mobilization, as a rib release tool, and for sternal and anterior rib mobilization. Standard Lumbar Pivot The Standard Lumbar Pivot corrects lordosis, the inward curvature of the spine. It may also be used as a platform for treating pain in the lower back, buttocks, and legs, which are the main symptoms of lumbar dysfunction.
Indicated for: Soft tissue issues related to the spine, Poor spinal alignment, Slumped posture
Indicated for: Head and neck pain, including TMJ
Indicated for: Lumbar Dysfunction Maintaining healthy spinal alignment
this system strengthens muscles which helps deal with healthy spinal alignment
Each and every component of the Pivotal Therapy System can be utilized individually to address a patientÕs specific problem or the whole system can be utilized to treat all the spine.