Our Lower Back Program uses a standardized, functional and outcomes-oriented approach to care that focuses specifically on the lower back. Through an active and educational continuum of treatment, our therapists assist the patient in returning to normal, daily activities as soon as possible. By providing a comprehensive education in anatomy, pathology, and care of the lower back, the patient is empowered to participate in his or her recovery and in the prevention of future injury.
Our team works with individuals who have a wide variety of orthopedic related issues including soft tissue injuries or diseases, post surgical cases including fractures, total hip / knee replacement, tendon or ligament repairs and other orthopedic surgeries. We focus on helping patients regain their strength, mobility, and endurance so they can return home and resume their regular routines as soon as possible.
Hand Therapy by Certified Hand Therapists
Our highly skilled hand therapists are proficient in the treatment of hand and upper extremity pathologies, from the acute to the chronic. Under the direction of the referring physician, our team designs each treatment based on the physician's diagnosis and the specific needs of the patient. Conditions treated include, but are not limited to arthritis, fractures, tendon injuries, peripheral nerve injuries, carpal tunnel syndrome, crush injuries and repetitive motion disorder. The scope of hand / occupational therapy services offered includes wound and scar management, edema control, pain control, the range of motion exercises, work hardening, work stimulation, strengthening, static and dynamic splint fabrication, and dexterity training among others.
Industrial Rehabilitation Services is a structured and goal-oriented program designed to help people identify work capacities, regain functional skills and return to work after an injury. All our centers have capabilities to do FCEs and Work Hardening / Work Conditioning.
Functional Capacity Evaluations
This three to five-hour evaluation is designed to help determine a person's ability to safely function in their typical work environment. It evaluates strength, flexibility, and capacity to perform work tasks, such as lifting, carrying, kneeling and squatting, etc. In this way, the client and industrial rehabilitation team can determine an individual's current capabilities and develop a treatment plan to design a safe return to work.
Work Hardening Program
Our Work Hardening is a target orientated program that uses a multi-dimensional approach help the injured worker's safe return to work. It incorporates: checking and developing physical tolerance; regaining flexibility, mobility, strength and learning safer work techniques among other things.