Physical & Occupational Therapy

Physical therapy (PT) and occupational therapy (OT) play crucial roles in provide hands-on rehabilitative therapy for patients who are physically restricted or challenged performing everyday tasks. However, physical and occupational therapists takes a diverse approach in helping their clients meet new personal goals or return to their usual way of life.

The main difference between occupational therapy and physical therapy is that OT focuses on improving a client’s ability to perform activities of daily life and PT focuses on improving a client’s ability to perform movement of the human body.

Physical Therapy

Through examining each patient and their range of motion, a physical therapist can develop a treatment plan to promote movement, reduce pain, restore function and prevent future disability.

Anyone, regardless of age or profession, can benefit from physical therapy. Physical therapy can improve many facets of a person’s life, including mobility, fitness, posture, balance, and pain relief. Certain groups of people may need physical therapy more than others. For example, athletes, older individuals, people with chronic illnesses or chronic pain, post surgery patients, and stroke survivors will likely benefit more from therapeutic services than other patients.

Anyone, regardless of age or profession, can benefit from physical therapy. Physical therapy can improve many facets of a person’s life, including mobility, fitness, posture, balance, and pain relief. Certain groups of people may need physical therapy more than others. For example, athletes, older individuals, people with chronic illnesses or chronic pain, post surgery patients, and stroke survivors will likely benefit more from therapeutic services than other patients.

Occupational Therapy

Occupational therapy focuses on what matters to the patient, rather than treating a physical condition. Common occupational therapy plans assist patients regain skills and overcome physical and cognitive barriers. Following an individualized evaluation, which may include may include a comprehensive evaluation of the client’s home and work environments, our therapists determine a plan to reach each patient’s goals.

Occupational therapists help their patients through the therapeutic application of everyday home and work activities with adaptive equipment and training in its use, and provide guidance and education for family members and caregivers.

OUR OTHER SPECIALTIES

Orthopedics

Our physicians specialize in the care of the musculoskeletal system which includes bones, joints, ligaments, tendons, muscles, nerves and related structures of the body.

All Orthopedic problems related to the neck down to the feet of both adults and children are treated. Conservative treatment is always considered first before a decision for surgery is made. Patient input is given the highest consideration during any course of treatment.

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Sports Medicine

Our physicians specialize in the care of the musculoskeletal system which includes bones, joints, ligaments, tendons, muscles, nerves and related structures of the body.

All Orthopedic problems related to the neck down to the feet of both adults and children are treated. Conservative treatment is always considered first before a decision for surgery is made. Patient input is given the highest consideration during any course of treatment.

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Pain Management

Our physicians specialize in the care of the musculoskeletal system which includes bones, joints, ligaments, tendons, muscles, nerves and related structures of the body.

All Orthopedic problems related to the neck down to the feet of both adults and children are treated. Conservative treatment is always considered first before a decision for surgery is made. Patient input is given the highest consideration during any course of treatment.

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