What Is the Goal of Physical Therapy?
The goal of physical therapy is to get an injured person back to the point where he or she can perform normal, everyday activities without difficulty or pain.
Physical therapists provide help in the form of low impact exercise routines designed to preserve the strength and use of your joints. A physical therapist can show you the best way to move from one position to another and can also teach you how to use walking aids such as crutches, a walker or a cane, if necessary.
Good range of motion is key to maintain the ability to perform daily activities. Therefore, increasing the range of motion of a joint is the primary focus of physical therapy. Building strength in the involved muscles surrounding the joint also is extremely important, since stronger muscles can better stabilize a weakened joint.
Physical Therapy Near Me
Our Facilities & Staff
Over 5,500 square feet dedicated to physical therapy and rehabilitation for your recovery process. Each area of the center contains the latest and most effective tools needed for your treatment.
Our physical and occupational therapists have many years of treating orthopedic problems and specialize in treating orthopedic injuries and surgical recovery. Ultimately they all share the common goal returning you to your normal lifestyle.
We begin with your evaluation and establish your individual treatment program to help improve your movements. Your therapist would then use one or multiple of the different treatment options listed below.
- Manual therapy techniques
- Modalities and exercise using equipment to address pain control
- Core and functional retraining
Physical Therapy Director:
Pat Cooper, PT
Physical and Occupational Therapists:
- Tara Dean, MS, PT
- Heather Denton, DPT
- Joselin Feriah OT, CHT
- Brad McClatchey, MS, PT
- Paul Preston, PT
Hours of Operation:
Convenient early morning and late afternoon appointments are available during the following hours:
Monday – Thursday 7 A.M.-7 P.M.
Friday 7 A.M.- 4 P.M.