Physical Therapy

Physical Therapists focus on the remediation of impairments and disabilities and the promotion of mobility, functional ability, quality of life and movement potential through examination, evaluation, diagnosis and physical intervention. They assess patients’ musculoskeletal system and educate patients/families on safety and mobility.

Comprehensive Assessment and Treatment may include:

  • Functional mobility
  • Gross motor coordination
  • Transfer training
  • Training on assistive devices
  • Manual therapy (massage, myofascial release)
  • Fall risk reduction, through balance training and recommendations on safety
  • Heat/cold treatment
  • Pain
  • Strength
  • Balance
  • Sensation
  • Range of motion