Geriatric Physical Therapy

Geriatric Physical Therapy

Active senior couple walking with physical therapist.Treatment focuses on:

  • Spine and Extremity rehabilitation
  • Sports rehabilitation
  • Joint and soft tissue mobilization
  • Functional mobility training
  • Gait and balance training
  • Neuromuscular re-education
  • Therapeutic exercise
  • Aerobic conditioning
  • Pain evaluation and treatment
  • Equipment prescription (ambulation devices and orthotics)

Who benefits from Physical Therapy? Patients with:

  • Arm or leg injuries
  • Chronic conditions like arthritis or MS
  • Limitations resulting from a stroke, heart attack, burn, or amputation
  • Generalized deconditioning
  • Sprain, strain or fracture
  • Work-related, repetitive-stress injury such as tendonitis or bursitis
  • Spinal cord injuries
  • Surgical repair of arm, leg or spine
  • Open wounds
  • Neurological conditions or history of stroke.
  • Loss of balance or difficulty walking