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Physical Therapy

Occupational Therapy

Speech Therapy


Physical Therapy restores function for individuals who have experienced neurmuscular or skeletal dysfunction. Individualized therapeutic treatment may include:

  • NewTraining in mobility, gait stability, posture and positoning
  • Excercise programs to increase muscle function, coordination and endurance
  • Joint and soft tissue mobilization to increase range-of-motion
  • Wound care
  • Pain management                       

                                                               

Occupational Therapy assists individuals with adapting to their social and physical envronment. Our therapist enhance patient functionality through:

  • NewEducation and training in areas such as dressing, bathing, eating, and grooming
  • Activities for memory, orientation and cognitive integration
  • Adaptive techniques or equipment to overcome physical disabillities
  • Strenghtening and coordination exceercises
  • Excersises to reduce the effects of arthritis or other conditions to maintain normal joint movement
  • Virtual rehabilitation using the OmniVR system

 

Speech therapy addresses communication and swallowing dysfunction. Treatment plans are designed for individual needs, such as:

                            

  • NewRecovery of speech, language and memory skills
  • Verbal and non-verbal communication, including programs for the hearing impaired
  • Oral muscle functioning and strength required for speaking and swallowing
  • Appropriate diet recommendations
  • Fiberoptic Endoscopic Evaluation (FEES) : A swallowing evaluation for dysphagia patients designed to assist Speech therapists for treating patients at risk for choking or aspiration.

 

 

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