DUE TO THE COVID-19 (CORONAVIRUS) PANDEMIC, PATIENT SERVICES FOR PHYSICAL THERAPY ARE CLOSED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE.
Physical therapy focuses on movement, mobility, and function using exercise, modalities such as electrical stimulation, gait training, and other interventions. Physical therapy treats issues such as neurological disorders, post-operative care, balance and vestibular disorders, cardiopulmonary disorders, and acute and chronic pain.
Services include the following:
- General orthopedic rehabilitation
- Chronic pain therapy
- Post-operative care and rehabilitation
- Balance and vestibular rehabilitation
- Neurological rehabilitation
- Ergonomic and body mechanics assessment
- Sports medicine and rehabilitation
- Physical therapy evaluations and subsequent reevaluations
- Therapeutic exercise
- Neuromuscular reeducation for balance training and sensory retraining
- Manual therapy using joint mobilization and manipulation
- Functional therapeutic activities such as transfers and bed mobility
- Gait training using stairs and assistive devices
- Canalith repositioning procedure using Epley maneuver and other maneuvers to relieve vertigo
- Electric stimulation to reduce spasms and to strengthen or directly stimulate muscles when there is a nerve injury
- Therapeutic ultrasound for anti-inflammatory effects
- Wound care is provided in an outpatient setting in the St. Ignatius Health Center Physical Therapy Clinic by a physical therapist with a physician’s order.