Physical Therapy Services
Motor vehicular accidents are not just a traumatic experience but it can also lead to severe injuries or even death. According to Annual United States Road Crash Statistics, about 4.4 million are involved in car accidents. It is very important to get the best care right after your injury. Physical Therapy helps with mobility, strengthening, and reduction of pain.
- Traumatic Brain Injury
Serious injuries may include damage to the brain depending on the severity of the impact. This could cause memory loss, behavioral changes and decreased consciousness. Physical Therapy is vital to recover mobility and retrain the brain in daily activities. This kind of therapy should be initiated as early as possible. Behavioral and cognitive therapy may also be performed in some cases.
- Spinal Cord Injury
Spine injuries may lead to permanent disability. Mobility, transfer assistance and self-care training are performed depending on the severity of the injury. Home and work modification might be necessary to improve the daily life quality of these patients.
- Herniated Disc Rehabilitation
Back injuries that include disc herniation can be very painful and disabling. Physical Therapy can help strengthen the back and core muscles through exercise. Manual therapy may also be given if needed
- Fracture or Dislocation Rehabilitation
High impact injuries may include broken bones or bone dislocations. Most may need surgery or manipulation. Physical Therapy is important after these procedures to regain strength and mobility.
Certain activities may become more difficult as we age. Bones may get brittle, balance can be affected and some may also experience joint pains after prolonged standing or walking. There are different ways to prevent or delay natural aging. This can be achieved by performing exercises to promote weight bearing and balance. Basic conditioning programs to keep joints and muscles moving can also be performed. Our staff at AAA Physical Therapy are well-experienced and can help you with these problems. We are willing to help you whether to prevent or restore function. Give us a call to consult you on how geriartic physical therapy can help you.
Neuro and Stroke Rehabilitation
Physical Therapy for neurologic conditions may include strengthening, balance and coordination training, walking and proper posture. In such cases, mobility and transfer training are important for the patient. At this stage, wheelchair assessment is also given if needed. To recover from neurologic conditions a longer period may be required.
Physical Therapy treats all conditions that involve bones, muscles, ligaments, joints and nerves. Our licensed Physical Therapists will evaluate and provide evidence based treatment plans depending on your needs. We treat different kinds of conditions such as arthritis, spine problems, ankle sprain, knee injury, and many more.
Pain is one the most common complaints of patients in the clinic. Physical Therapists treat not only the painful area but also the source of the pain. There are plenty of ways to address pain with the help of Physical Therapy. This may include the use of manual therapy, modalities, mobility training and exercises.
Keep your pelvic floor healthy! AAA Physical Therapy also specializes in pelvic floor health. Pelvic health physiotherapists are trained to address pelvic floor problems in men, women or children such as incontinence, organ prolapse, pelvic pain, and many others. Pelvic floor training includes stretching and strengthening your pelvic floor muscles, use of modalities such as electrotherapy or biofeedback, manual therapy, and patient education.
Pre and Post Surgery/Operation
When you need to undergo a surgical procedure, Physical Therapy is very important to do before and after the procedure. Any form of surgery can benefit from the program.
Prior to surgery, pre-conditioning programs are beneficial for the patient to recover faster. Our therapists will create a program that is right for you and help you prepare for the surgery. We will help you mentally prepare for the surgery, improve your range of motion, improve your overall strength and educate you on what to expect on your post-operative rehab program. A well-conditioned body prior to surgery will facilitate early and fast recovery.
After surgery, orthopedic surgeons will refer you back for Physical Therapy to facilitate faster recovery. Doctors may allow therapy to commence a few hours or even days after the surgery. There are cases that the affected area will be immobilized for some time to subside the swelling first prior to resumption of rehab. Your therapist will work to establish your goal to recover and get back to normal. This includes the use of pain modalities and exercises to regain your range of motion, strength, balance and mobility. Use of assistive devices such as crutches, walkers or cane will also be taught if necessary.
The spine includes bones, joints, ligaments, spinal cord and nerves. It allows us to walk around and move our arms and legs. Spine Care at AAA Physical Therapy includes assessment and treatment from our experienced and certified Spine experts. If you are suffering from neck pain, whiplash injury, sciatica, disc bulging and post-spine surgery, your spine needs some attention from a Physical Therapist. Spine treatment services that we offer include:
- Manual therapy
- Joint mobilization
- Spine flexibility and strengthening exercises
- Soft tissue mobilization
- Electrical nerve stimulation therapy
Sports Rehabilitation is for athletes who sustained an injury from a sport. It involves different treatments to regain the athlete’s normal mobility without pain. The main goal of AAA Physical Therapy sports rehab is to help the athlete regain his pre-injury physical state. Our therapists’ skills and knowledge of sports rehabilitation will allow athletes to return to their sport at the soonest possible time. The program may include pain management, stretching, strengthening, and functional exercises.
Injuries can also happen in the workplace. Most common forms of injury that we see in our clinic are due to overuse of the wrist and hand joints or due to the repetitive nature of some tasks. Some injuries are due to falls, slips or other accidents. Under our work injury program, we provide a comprehensive treatment plan for the injured worker. Exercises to improve mobility of joints and muscles will be provided. Work conditioning is important to get you back to work as quickly as possible.