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Injuries Treated by FAKTR Therapy at Elite Health and Wellness

Musculoskeletal pain and dysfunction can significantly impair your quality of life, limiting your ability to perform daily activities or enjoy your favorite sports. At Elite Health and Wellness, we specialize in an innovative treatment approach known as FAKTR (Functional and Kinetic Treatment with Rehab) to address these issues. This blog post explores the various injuries that can be effectively treated with FAKTR Therapy and how it might be the key to unlocking a pain-free lifestyle.

Understanding FAKTR Therapy

FAKTR Therapy combines several elements, including instrument-assisted soft tissue mobilization, manual therapy, and therapeutic exercises, to alleviate pain, restore function, and expedite recovery. It’s an approach that not only treats the symptoms but also addresses the root causes of pain and dysfunction.

Common Conditions Treated with FAKTR Therapy

Neck and Back Pain: These are among the most common complaints that lead patients to seek FAKTR Therapy. The techniques used in FAKTR can help alleviate these pains by restoring normal joint function and muscle balance around the spine.

Ligament Sprains and Muscle Strains: Whether it’s an acute injury from a sudden movement or a chronic issue from repetitive use, FAKTR Therapy helps to reduce inflammation and promote healing of soft tissues.

Tendonopathies: Tendon injuries, often caused by overuse, can be persistent and painful. FAKTR Therapy aids in healing by encouraging a more organized alignment of tendon fibers, which helps to restore strength and flexibility.

Bursitis: Inflammation of the bursae, the small sacs of fluid that cushion the bones, tendons, and muscles near joints, is another area where FAKTR can be highly beneficial. The therapy reduces swelling and alleviates pain through targeted manual techniques and exercises.

Specialized Treatments in FAKTR

Myofascial Syndromes: FAKTR Therapy employs techniques like manual release and instrument-assisted methods to relieve the tightness and pain associated with myofascial syndromes.

Edema Reduction: Swelling or edema can lead to pain and reduced movement. FAKTR techniques help in promoting fluid dynamics in the body, thereby reducing swelling and enhancing healing.

Nerve Entrapments: Conditions like carpal tunnel syndrome or sciatica, where nerves are compressed by surrounding tissues, can be effectively treated with FAKTR by freeing up nerve passages.

Delayed Onset Muscle Soreness (DOMS): Commonly experienced after intense exercise, DOMS can be alleviated quicker through the rehabilitative exercises and soft tissue treatments provided in FAKTR.

Overuse Injuries: These injuries are common in athletes and individuals with repetitive job functions. FAKTR helps in managing such injuries by strengthening the tissues and correcting movement patterns to prevent future occurrences.

Scar Tissue Functionality: FAKTR also improves the functionality and flexibility of scar tissue, which can be a significant source of restriction and pain following surgery or injury.

Benefits of FAKTR Therapy

The holistic benefits of FAKTR Therapy are vast. Patients often report faster recovery times and improved functionality after treatment. Moreover, FAKTR is designed to reduce the likelihood of future pain and injury by correcting biomechanical and muscular imbalances.

Who Can Benefit from FAKTR Therapy?

FAKTR Therapy is versatile and can benefit a wide range of patients, from athletes looking to enhance their performance and recovery, to individuals suffering from chronic pain conditions like arthritis or fibromyalgia. It is equally effective for those recovering from surgery or those who want to avoid surgery altogether.


FAKTR Therapy at Elite Health and Wellness provides a comprehensive solution for various musculoskeletal problems. By addressing the underlying issues, FAKTR not only alleviates pain but also enhances the body’s natural healing process and functionality. If you’re struggling with any of the conditions mentioned or just want to improve your overall physical wellness, consider scheduling a consultation with us. Let us help you get back to doing what you love, pain-free.

For more information or to book an appointment, please visit our website or contact our office directly. Your journey towards a healthier, more active life can start today.