Physical Medicine of NY & CT’s Approach
Physical therapy is concerned with the prevention, treatment and management of movement disorders. Physical therapy takes a personalized approach to restoring your optimal function. Physical Medicine of NY & CT is a patient focused practice. Your physical therapy will be focused on the “whole” body not just on your injury or condition. Your physical therapist will listen to the history of your problem, before performing tests and measures that will thoroughly assess your condition.
Expert Physical Therapy help through every Phase
You are given expert help through every phase of your program. For your convenience, you will have access to a:
- Fully equipped gym,
- Private treatment rooms,
- And state of the art equipment.
Your therapy will also focus on the ergonomics or body mechanic training, fitness, and especially on your education. Education is the most important part of your physical therapy. You will learn how to keep your body in good physical shape. You must be patient with yourself and with your physical therapy. Your recovery will take time, diligence, and compliance.
Your Physical Therapy Program: What to Expect
The focus of physical therapy is on the evaluation of your:
- Range of motion
- And posture.
You will work closely with the physical therapist to design a treatment program that is geared toward reaching your specific rehabilitation goals. Utilizing your physical examination information, the physical therapist will build your therapy program. Your physical therapy will take place in a nurturing and supportive environment. As you progress through the physical therapy plan, you will increase your mobility, begin to build upon your fitness program and begin living a more active life.
Tests will be conducted to determine your condition
You may be tested for muscle strength, joint motion, sensory and neurological conditions, coordination and balance tests, and your movement may be observed.
Working closely with you and your doctor, the physical therapist will design for you a complete physical therapy plan that includes therapeutic exercise.
Physical Therapy Experts
You may think you know how to exercise properly, because you have discovered what you believe works for you based on short term results. Your physical therapy specialist is educated and trained to provide you with proper rehabilitation that will first give you relief, but more importantly start you on the road to a more active life.
Your body type is different from all others; you have different movement patterns, different body alignments, and different habits. Working with your physical therapist, you will be monitored and receive coaching on correcting improper habits, alignment and movement patterns.
Are you ready to work with a physical therapist? Give Physical Medicine of NY & CT a call.
Can Physical Therapy Help You?
- Do you suffer from pain due to your physical job?
- Do you suffer from a repetitive motion syndrome?
- Do you have a muscle, bone or joint injury?
- Have you had a heart attack or stroke?
You may need the help of a physical therapist.
Physical Therapy Treatments are designed to help you:
- Increase motion and strength
- Reduce pain
- And most importantly, restore function.
Key Benefits of Physical Therapy
- Evaluate your physical problems
- Increase and maintain your muscle strength and endurance
- Restore and increase your joint range of motion
- Increase your coordination
- Decrease your pain
- Decrease your muscle spasm and plasticity
- Decrease the swelling and inflammation of your joints
- Promote the healing of your soft tissue lesions
- Prevent contracture and deformity of your limbs
- Alleviate your walking problems
- Education for you and your family
Decrease your stress
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Patients are self referred for physical therapy or referred by health care professionals. Physical Medicine of NY & CT is well respected among the larger health care professional community.
If you suffer from acute or chronic pain, or other musculoskeletal disorders, or to find out more about Physical Therapy and Physical Medicine of NY & CT’s Approach, contact us now.