|What is Physical Therapy?
Physical Therapy is a highly interactive treatment aimed at restoring
optimal physical function, preventing onset and/or slowing the
progression of conditions resulting from trauma, injury, illness or
People of all ages can benefit from Physical Therapy. Some common
reasons for having Physical Therapy include functional impairments
resulting from back and neck injuries, sprains/strains and fractures,
arthritis, stroke and injuries related to work and sports.
Patients receive education on movement, body mechanics, posture,
and home exercise. They may receive hands-on treatment and
modalities, as part of an individualized treatment plan.
What is Occupational Therapy?
Occupational Therapy is a skilled treatment that helps individuals
achieve independence in all facets of their lives. When strength,
motion or skill cannot be developed or improved, Occupational
Therapy offers creative solutions and accommodations for carrying out
People of all ages can benefit from Occupational Therapy. Some
common reasons for having Occupational Therapy include
work-related injuries, limitations following surgery, stroke, arthritis,
sprains/strains or fractures, and hand injuries.
Patients receive a customized treatment program, and may receive, as
appropriate, evaluations of home or job environments. They may
receive assessment of and treatment for work performance skills, and
training in use of adaptive equipment..