Post Surgical Rehab
Physical therapy is a versatile profession that treats a wide array of ailments, including musculoskeletal problems, sports injuries, vestibular problems, postpartum complications, neurological rehabilitation, pre and post-operative rehabilitations, and more. Our licensed Doctor of Physical Therapy performs quality evaluations obtaining baseline measurements before establishing an individualized treatment plan specific to each patient.
Whether you are injured or wanting to improve your activity performance, physical therapy can be beneficial to you! Our licensed Doctor of Physical Therapy performs quality evaluations for injuries affecting the entire body. Physical therapists have extensive training and are the experts in the musculoskeletal system, providing them with the knowledge to evaluate and diagnose your condition. After performing a detailed evaluation, our doctor will discuss the findings with you and set up a treatment plan. Treatment will consist of manual treatment by the doctor to ensure proper joint alignment and address any soft tissue restrictions, followed by therapeutic exercises to improve any strength or balance deficits, before ending with a number of modalities offered at the clinic.
Thousands of Americans suffer from vertigo symptoms on a routine basis. Whether you are experiencing daily episodes of dizziness, visual disturbances, imbalance, or general feelings of nausea and vomiting, physical therapists are trained to help alleviate such symptoms. Using techniques such as the Epley maneuver for canalith repositioning, habituation techniques, gaze stabilization exercises, and gait training (to name a few), vestibular rehabilitation can help to improve symptoms associated with these inner ear and balance disorders.
So you’ve just given birth to a beautiful baby boy or girl and you couldn’t be happier…..except that you’re beginning to experience postpartum complications that no one wants to talk about. Thousands of women suffer from complications after giving birth, whether it may be a diastasis recti, low back pain, or urinary leaks with exercise or daily activities to name a few. If you experience any of these common postpartum complications, PT can help alleviate those symptoms and get you back to focusing on being a mom first and foremost!
Diseases or injuries of the nervous system are more common than people think. According to the CDC, stroke is the leading cause of serious, long-term disability in the US, affecting ~795,000 individuals each year. Stroke is just one example of a neurological complication…. Traumatic brain injuries, Multiple sclerosis, Lupus, Parkinson’s, Alzheimer’s, Epilepsy, and ALS are a few others than are commonly know and all present with nervous system dysfunction and movement problems. Physical therapists are trained to help improve or restore mobility for enhanced quality of life and management of these injuries and diseases.
Pre and Post-Operative Rehabilitation
Pre-operative rehabilitation has been proven to lead to better outcomes following surgery. With pre-operative rehab, the focus is on reducing any pain and inflammation at and around the surgical site, increasing range of motion, normalizing movement patterns, enhancing muscular control, and mentally preparing the patient for what to expect with the surgery.
Post-operative rehabilitation is usually a requirement following orthopedic surgeries, including hip, knee, shoulder, spine, neck, foot, ankle, hand, and wrist. Depending of the surgery, outpatient rehab can begin as soon as a few days following surgery, and some may need to be immobilized for a few weeks. Physical therapists are trained in identifying biomechanical deficits and deviations and are essential in returning the patient to their prior level of function, with regaining mobility and strength safely and appropriately.