Physical Therapy

Physical Therapists are licensed health care professionals who manage movement dysfunction and enhance physical and functional abilities.  They are responsible for examining individuals with impairment, functional limitations and disability or other health related conditions in order to determine a diagnosis, prognosis and intervention, and to subsequently alleviate those conditions through treatment. 

Physical Therapists are trained to examine and treat musculoskeletal and neuromuscular problems that affect one's ability to move and function as well as possible in every day life. 

Physical Therapy focuses on improving strength, balance, coordination, gait deviations, postural abnormalities, neurological and tone impairments.  Treatment is based on maximizing functional independence and safety.  Physical Therapy services include, but are not limited to

  • Ambulation Training
  • Strengthening & Conditioning Programs
  • Balance Training
  • Energy Conservation Techniques
  • Return to Work Training
  • Manual Therapy
  • Pain Management
  • Orthopaedic/Neurological Rehabilitation

Occupational Therapy

Occupational therapists or occupational therapy assistants area vital part of the rehabilitation team. They help a variety of people across the lifespan participate in the things they want and need to do through the therapeutic use of everyday activities. They assist patients in recovering from injuries to regain skills and aid patients in becoming and staying as independant as possible. 

They utilize everyday life activities to promote wellness, optimum function and independent living.

Occupational Therapy services include, but are not limited to

  • Bathing and Dressing Retraining
  • Cooking, Cleaning & Household Activity Programs
  • Eating Modifications
  • Return to Work Training
  • Leisure Activities Training
  • Splint Fabrication
  • Hand and Upper Extremity Rehabilitation
  • Energy Conservation Techniques
  • Strengthening and Conditioning Programs
  • Lymphedema Management

Speech Language Pathology

Speech-language pathologists are licensed healthcare professionals who specialize in evaluating, diagnosing, and treating speech, language, cognitive-linguistic, and feeding and swallowing disorders. They work with individuals of all ages, from infants to the elderly. Their treatment is individualized for each patient, and the goal is to facilitate functional and meaningful gains. They often collaborate with other healthcare professionals, including physicians, nurses, other licensed therapists, radiology staff, and dieticians, to maximize patient care.

 Speech Therapy services include, but are not limited to:

  • Stroke Rehabilitation
  • Traumatic Brain Injury Rehabilitation
  • Cognitive Retraining (including memory, problem solving, and attention)
  • Modified Barium Swallowing Evaluation
  • Dysphagia Treatment (including pediatric feeding and swallowing disorders)
  • Head and Neck Cancer/Laryngectomy Services
  • Voice Disorder Treatment (including Lee Silverman Voice Treatment)
  • Augmentative and Alternative Communication Intervention
  • Patient/Family/Caregiver Training and Education