At Premier Physical Therapy the goals of physical therapy in arthritis include improving the mobility and restoring the use of affected joints, increasing strength to support the joints, and maintaining fitness and the ability to perform daily activities. Our compassionate Physical Therapists will develop a plan of exercises to improve flexibility, balance, and strength. Our location does offer Aquatic therapy that has proven benefits for people suffering from all types of Arthritis pain. Our pool is kept at 92 degrees for your comfort and maximum benefits from your therapy. We also have a state of the art treadmill that can take the pressure off of your joints to keep you moving with less pain
Physical Therapy offers hope for managing pain chronic pain. Our compassionate therapists will work to develop a plan to overcome your chronic pain.
Some chronic pain types we treat include
- Back and neck pain
- Nerve pain
- Rheumatoid Arthritis
- Stress Injuries
Your hands, wrists and fingers are prone to several types of injuries. Injuries can happen in healthy joints and joints that are weakened by other factors. Working with our dedicated therapists in our clinic you will strengthen your hands and fingers. The goal will be to improve dexterity, mobility and decreased pain.
Almost all exercise can lead to injury if you do not take body mechanics into account. You also need to take your current fitness level into account. Our team can help guide your exercise routine to help strengthen you and keep you running faster longer.
Low back pain can be caused by a variety of problems. Your pain can be localized or can radiate to your extremities. Low back pain is extremely common and our team of therapists are equipped with the training and specialized equipment to help you become pain free faster.
We treat and rehabilitate injuries to the orthopedic system. The orthopedic system includes muscles, bones, joints, tendons and ligaments.
Our dedicated Physical Therapists treat
- Fractures and Breaks
- Gait disfunction and Posture
- Sprains and Strains
- Tendonitis and Bursitis
We treat many common injuries including
- Back and Neck
- Sacroiliac Joint or SI Joint
- Herniated discs
- Foot and Ankle
- Achilles tendon injuries
- Plantar Fasciitis
- Turf Toe
- Morton's Neuroma
- Hand and Wrist
- Carpal Tunnel
- Hip, Knee, and lower Leg
- Joint replacements
- Knee injuries (ACL, LCL, MCL, PCL and Meniscus)
- Stress Fractures
- Shoulder and Elbow
- Instability of the elbow
- Rotator Cuff injuries
- Golf, Tennis and Pitching injuries
Parkinson's is the second most common degenerative brain disorder. Research has shown that exercise can benefit people with Parkinson's. Our dedicated therapists will use many different exercises tailored to your needs. The therapy may include exercises focused on increasing strength, improving balance, coordination and increased flexibility. Your treatment will also focus on improving gait, and fall prevention. A daily exercise routine designed by our team can help keep someone with Parkinson's mobile and doing the things they enjoy.
The Shoulder joint is the most mobile joint in the body. Shoulders can be injured by repetitive motion, manual labor, and playing sports. Age and certain diseases can also cause shoulder pain. Together with your therapist a personalized exercise routine will be designed to help you regain range of motion and decrease pain.
When it comes to increasing strength our therapist will focus on range of motion. When your joints have a healthy baseline of motion we can focus on strengthening your muscles. We will use resistance training and teach proper form to help you better your performance and meet your goals.
In most cases TMJ pain and symptoms are temporary and can be relieved with self managed care and physical therapy. Our Physical Therapists will analyze your jaw motion and work to relieve muscle tension in the head and neck. We are committed to you so you are able to enjoy a full range of emotions, expression and eating pain free without TMJ symptoms.
Many people see relief from the spinning sensation caused by vertigo through a series of specific head and neck maneuvers. After an evaluation with our Physical Therapists a single 10-15 minute visit brings relief to most patients suffering from vertigo.