|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 daily activities.
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.
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