Physical Therapy

What is a physical therapist?

Physical Therapists are healthcare professionals that evaluate and treat individuals of all ages, from newborns to the very oldest, who have medical problems or other health-related conditions, illnesses, or injuries that limit their ability to move and perform functional activities. Physical therapists use an individual's history and physical examination to establish a treatment plan to promote mobility, functional ability, and quality of life.

Who do we treat?
  • outpatients

  • residents in the nursing home

  • hospital

  • special care/Alzheimer unit

  • cardiac rehab

  • pulmonary rehab

  • home health patients

  • sports teams in the local schools

  • area schools for children with learning disabilities

Our physical therapy department provides health care services to patients of all ages and health conditions. These include but are not limited to:
  • infants with birth defects to assist in improved motor development and functional mobility

  • people with weakness or poor coordination to assist in preventing falls or injury

  • those affected by a stroke to regain movement, function, and independent living

  • patients with low back problems to reduce pain and improve function

  • patients with surgical intervention such as fractures, total hip or knee replacements, rotator cuff repairs to return to activities or daily living such as dressing, bathing and household duties

  • people with acute pain and injury to restore function

  • people with chronic pain from injury or ongoing disease processes to return to prior level of function or to learn how to manage pain/disability

  • patients with cardiac involvement to improve endurance and achieve independence

  • people with work related injuries to return to their jobs

  • patients with cancer to regain strength and relive discomfort

  • we also provide preventive exercise programs for general health and fitness

Our therapists are specially trained in many areas including:
  • LSVT-Big: which was designed as a treatment for Parkinsons, but has also been found to be highly effective with other neurological disorders

  • pediatric movement and development problems

  • strength and conditioning of athletics

  • fabrication or orthotics

  • pulmonary/cardiac rehab

  • specialized exercise prescription

  • vestibular rehabilitation

Manual therapy (hands on) techniques including:
  • Mulligan mobilization

  • Strain/Counterstrain

  • myofascial release

  • Ola Grimsby mobilization

  • spinal manipulation

  • muscle energy techniques

  • Graston techniques

Rehab Services

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