PHYSICAL THERAPY

CONTACT: (608) 745-6290 OR EMAIL US

 

The journey back to health is not always easy. Overcoming a physical injury or setback can be challenging and requires dedication and persistence. Fortunately, the human body is capable of some amazing regenerative powers.

Physical therapy ensures that you are able to regain the highest level of use during the most critical part of the healing process. With modern therapies including manual and aquatic therapy, we have come a long way in bringing you back to better.

 

AREAS OF SPECIALIZATION:
  • Land-based evaluation prior to aquatic treatment
  • Monthly land-based reassessments to determine progress and readiness for transition to land-based care
  • Customized therapy with PT or PTA in the water during your session
  • Warm water (86-90 degrees Fahrenheit) or lap pool
  • Do not need to be able to swim

Functional Capacity Evaluations (FCE). 

  • Using the ErgoScience system, we are able to assess functional lifting ability following an injury

Functional Movement Screen

  • A movement ability assessment comprised of seven movement tests that require a balance of mobility and stability
  • Provides understanding of mobility and stability deficits for the individual
  • Determines which movement patterns are problematic
  • Guides skilled care to improve your mobility and stability, resulting in improved function and movement

 

 

  • Passive range of motion, joint mobilization, or soft tissue mobilization as indicated by condition/ diagnosis
  • Myofacial soft tissue release, including instrument assisted techniques
  • Craniosacral therapy
  • Post-surgical scar tissue management
  • Proprioceptive neuromuscular facilitation 
  • Muscle energy techniques,
  • Strain/counterstrain trigger point muscle release
  • Neural Manipulation
  • Functional Manual Therapy
  • Visceral Manipulation
  • Dry Needling
  • Specialized therapy to address functional deficits and pain following stroke, head injury, spinal cord injury or neurologic disease
  • Neuro-developmental techniques designed to retrain joint/muscle function
  • LSVT BIG for Parkinson’s Disease
  • Direct assistance in obtaining adaptive equipment indicated for function (custom wheelchairs, transfer aides, etc.)
  • Caregiver/family education
  • Ongoing communication with your physician
  • Non-surgical interventions for pain relief, joint range of motion, muscle strengthening and function restoration
  • Pre-operative education and training
  • Brace fitting and instruction, including custom fabrication
  • Post-operative care
  • Orthopedic surgery guidebooks
  • Brace fitting and instruction for proper joint alignment
  • Custom in-shoe temporary orthotic fabrication
  • Casting for custom in-shoe permanent orthotics
  • We work directly with outside experts in bracing to ensure you get the brace that meets your needs and lifestyle
  • Developmental delay, gross motor incoordination, brain injury, congenital neurologic conditions like cerebral palsy, spina bifida, muscular dystrophy
  • Gross motor developmental testing to determine age appropriate skills and function
  • Return to sport following injury or surgery
  • Torticollis
  • Family/caregivers education and training
  • Cervical, thoracic, lumbar and sacroiliac regions
  • Spine Clinic
  • McKenzie, Williams and DiMaggio Techniques
  • Body mechanic education and training
  • Brace fitting/fabrication as appropriate
  • Comprehensive assessment to determine central vs. peripheral vertigo
  • BPPV treatment using canalith repositioning maneuvers
  • Adaptation and habituation exercises
  • Treatment and education for long-term relief of dizziness
  • We work directly with audiology services for hearing assessment/ENG evaluation
  • Expertise in dressings to assist in wound healing
  • Edema/swelling management including measuring and obtainment of appropriate compression garments 
  • Debridement including sharps, pulsed lavage and whirlpool
  • Total contact casts to offload foot wounds/ ulcers
  • Modalities as indicated for wound healing including LASER and wound vac
  • Education and training on skin care skills, diet recommendations to assist with wound healing and other modifiable lifestyle risk factors
  • Ongoing communication with your physician
  • Temporal Mandibular Joint Dysfunction (TMJ)
  • Infant craniosacral therapy

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