Physical Therapy

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FDRAbout Physical Therapy

The best physical therapy outcomes happen when patients and therapists BOTH understand the plan of care, treatment techniques, and rationale behind the methodology used during every session. The patient should have a clear understanding of why each exercise, stretch, or manual technique is performed during their session, the importance of it, as well as what they can do between sessions to maximize recovery. All patients leave every session with ‘homework’ to assist in maintaining progress made in treatment sessions. This helps patients keep forward momentum throughout the course of rehabilitation.

Every patient who rehabs with our Physical Therapy maintains open communication about progress and status of the injury so that every exercise and technique used is applicable for how the patient is feeling that day. Depending on how the patient is feeling, day-to-day treatments will vary.

We treat a wide range of orthopedic ailments; from post-surgical day one to maintenance treatment for elite-level performance athletes. Depending on what the need is of the patient, sessions vary from slow stabilization exercises, to high level weighted precision movements.

All of our therapists are trained in the latest research based techniques to provide the best physical therapy treatment options to all our patients.

We Believe in Achieving our Patients’ Goals.

Our Physical Therapy clinic, we believe in achieving our patients’ goals.

For a complete recovery after injury, the body needs to be ‘re-calibrated’ to ensure re-injury does not occur. During physical therapy sessions, programs are designed to recover from the acute injury, and to address any dysfunctional compensations that were developed while injured.

Patients are guided through a series of movement patterns to determine where the next ‘weakest link’ may be in the body. Educating our patients plays a HUGE role in recovery. After the initial evaluation, patients will understand their injury, and what they need to do in order to recover quickly and safely.

What is Anodyne Therapy?

The Anodyne® Infrared Therapy Systems are medical devices indicated to increase circulation and reduce painstiffness, and muscle spasm – and are manufactured in Tampa, Florida by Anodyne Therapy LLC. The Anodyne Therapy System was the first infrared light therapy product cleared by the FDA (1994), and it remains the premier evidence-based light therapy product on the market today.

Anodyne Therapy uses only infrared light emitting diodes (LEDs) because infrared light penetrates more deeply into the body and works better than red or blue light, for instance. While we cannot see infrared, our bodies respond to infrared with increased circulation and reduced pain. This video shows the effect of the infrared from the Anodyne Therapy pad.  You can see the light passing through the cracks of the fingers, as well as through the skin. However, you can also see that the blood vessels are dark, which show that the infrared light is being absorbed into the blood vessels.

Physical Therapists, Chiropractors, Physicians and Nurses treat patients in their offices with Anodyne Therapy. Patients just like you are using Anodyne Therapy for drug-free pain relief. They love the convenience of treating themselves when they want in the comfort of their own homes. Contact us today to learn more.

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