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.
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