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Joint Mobilization and Manipulation


Joint mobilization is a manual therapy intervention, a type of passive movement of a skeletal joint. It is usually aimed at a 'target' synovial joint with the aim of achieving a therapeutic effect. When applied to the spine, it is known as spinal mobilization. These techniques are often used by chiropractorsosteopathsoccupational therapists, and physical therapist

Joint mobilisation is helpful in cases where pain and joint tightness limit motion, as in the case of adhesive capsulitis or frozen shoulder. Joints of the elbow, wrist and hand, where tightness is present, also benefit from this technique. It is also used to relieve low back pain and re-establish accessory motion in the lumbar segments. 


chiropractor is a person who practices chiropractic, specializing in the diagnosis, treatment and prevention of disorders of the neuro musculoskeletal system and the effects of these disorders on general health. Chiropractors emphasize manual and manipulative therapy for the treatment of joint dysfunctions.

Kinesio Taping

The Kinesio Taping® Method is a definitive rehabilitative taping technique that is designed to facilitate the body’s natural healing process while providing support and stability to muscles and joints without restricting the body’s range of motion as well as providing extended soft tissue manipulation to prolong the benefits of manual therapy administered within the clinical setting. Latex-free and wearable for days at a time, Kinesio® Tex Tape is safe for populations ranging from pediatric to geriatric, and successfully treats a variety of orthopedic, neuromuscular, neurological and other medical conditions. The Kinesio® Taping Method is a therapeutic taping technique not only offering your patient the support they are looking for, but also rehabilitating the affected condition as well. 

Dry Needling - Acupuncture

Dry needling is an effective treatment for chronic pain of neuropathic origin with very few side effects. This technique is unequalled in finding and eliminating neuromuscular dysfunction that leads to pain and functional deficits. The needle used is very thin and most subjects do not even feel it penetrate the skin.

Sports Taping

Athletic taping is the process of applying tape directly to the skin in order to maintain a stable position of bones and muscles during athletic activity. It is a procedure that uses tape, attached to the skin, to physically keep in place muscles or bones at a certain position. This reduces pain and aids recovery. Taping is usually used to help recover from overuse and other injuries.

The general goals of athletic taping are to restrict the motion of injured joint, compress soft tissues to reduce swelling, support anatomical structure involved in the injury, serve as a splint of to secure a splint, secure dressing or bandages, protect the injured joint from re-injury, and protect the injured part while the injured part is in the healing process.


Theraband Rehab Station - Exercise Prescription

Aquatic Therapy

Aquatic therapy refers to treatments and exercises performed in water for relaxationfitnessphysical rehabilitation, and other therapeutic benefit. Typically a qualified aquatic therapist gives constant attendance to a person receiving treatment in a heated therapy pool. Aquatic therapy techniques include Ai ChiAqua RunningBad Ragaz Ring Method, Burdenko Method, Halliwick, and Watsu. Therapeutic applications include neurological disordersspine painmusculoskeletal painpostoperative orthopedic rehabilitation,pediatric disabilities, and pressure ulcers.

Nerve mobilization

Clinical Neurodynamics is new system of musculoskeletal treatment - which involves mobilization of nerves in a nerve related problem arising due to Physiological dysfunction or Mechanical Dysfucntion in human body. NDS applies and modifies maitland technique to neural mobilization help is nerve disorders

Sports Massage

Deep Tissue Therapy Comprises of  Myofascial Release, Cupping and Dynamics Stretches in combination 

Myo Fascial Release

Myofascial release (or MFR) is a soft tissue therapy for the treatment of skeletal muscle immobility and pain.  This alternative medicine therapy aims to relax contracted muscles, improve blood and lymphatic circulation, and stimulate the stretch reflex in muscles.

Graston Technique

Graston Technique is an innovative, evidence based form of instrument -assisted soft tissue mobilization that enables clinician to effectively break down scar tissue and fascial restrictions. the techniques utilizes specially designed stainless steel instruments to specifically detect and effectively treat areas exhibiting soft tissue fibrosis or chronic inflammation

Ultrasound Lipolysis

U- Lipo uses Ultrasound waves to form High Intensity Process called as " Cavitation" which inturn release the thermogenesis high waves to dissolve stubborn or thick fat to melt down.

Non Ablative Radio Frequency

NARF - Non Ablative Radio Frequency uses High Intensity Radio Frequency to Increase Collagen Production to perform skin tightening and skin rejuvenation.


Moxibustion is a form of heat therapy in which dried plant materials called "moxa" are burned on or very near the surface of the skin. The intention is to warm and invigorate the flow of Qi in the body and dispel certain pathogenic influences.

Moxa is usually made from the dried leafy material of Chinese mugwort (Artemesia argyi or A.vlugaris), but it can be made of other substances as well.

Customised insoles

we at HPE INDIA makes customised insoles for your feet. Our Insoles are imported from Germany and meet special demands for every foot problem.

we perform detailed analysis of your foot on special devices which track the foot pressure and accordingly moulded to meet your needs.

Cupping Therapy

Cupping Therapy Help you to alleviate your pain level, Soreness, spasm developed after strenous workout or after sporting events.