Select Medical Rehabilitation Services physical therapy program is a wonderful method for treating injuries and physical health problems affecting older adults and seniors. Physical therapists can teach patients how to prevent or manage their condition so that they will achieve long-term benefits.
Benefits of Physical Therapy:
- Promote the ability to move
- Reduce pain
- Prevent disability
- Restore function
As clinicians, our physical therapists will engage in an examiniation process that includes taking the patient history, conducting a systems review, and performing tests and measures to identify potential and existing problems.
Based on their judgments about diagnoses and prognoses and based on patinet goals, our physical therapists provide interventions, conduct re-examinations, modify interventions as necessary to achieve anticipated goals and expected outcomes, and develop and implement discharge plans.
Physical therapy can be used for treatment of health problems such as:
- Post-surgery recovery
- Weak muscles
- Back pain
- Osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis
- Parkinson's disease
- Multiple sclerosis
- COPD (Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease)