Physical Medicine is a branch of medicine which strives to improve and rebuild the body as well as impart a higher quality of life to those with physical impairments or disabilities. This branch of medicine assists in managing disorders that inhibit the natural function and performance of the individual. Physical Medicine stresses the importance of optimal performance through gentle manipulation of the spine, joints and soft tissues. The techniques utilized by Dr. Townsend,ND in her practice include Bowen Therapy, Craniosacral Therapy and TBM (Total Body Modification).
Physical Medicine is used to correct many physical injuries including spinal cord injury, as well as musculoskeletal pain syndromes such as lower back complaints and fibromyalgia.