Mobile Physical Therapy uses the following treatment methods to help
relieve pain and restore function.
Modalities: Modalities include the applying of heat, cold, ultrasound,
electrical stimulation, etc. to relieve pain, decrease inflammation, and
Therapeutic Exercise: Personalized exercise programs can be
developed to improve strength, endurance, range of motion, and
Neuromuscular Reeducation: Exercise techniques can be used in
the reeducation of movement, balance, coordination, kinesthetic sense,
posture and proprioception.
Gait Training/Stair Climbing Instruction and training can be
provided to improve gait and stair climbing safety, endurance, and
Manual Therapy Techniques: Mobilization of joints and soft
tissues, soft tissue work (massage, myofascial release), and manual
traction can be provided to improve movement as well as decrease pain.
Prosthetic Training: Prosthetic training can be provided for new
prosthetic users or current users experiencing difficulty or pain.
Therapeutic Activities: Dynamic activities to improve functional
performance (including bed mobility, transfer training, task specific,
sport specific, balance, and reaching training can be provided to
improve everyday activities.
Sensory Integration: Techniques to enhance sensory processing and
promote adaptive responses to environmental demands can be
provided to adults and children.
Self Care/Home Management Training: Training in activities of
daily living (ADL's), compensatory technniques, meal preparation, safety
procedures, and assistive technology/adaptive equipment instruction
can be provided.
Community/Work Reintegration: Avocational activities and/or
work environment modification analysis can be provided to those
experiencing difficulty returning to normal activities or work.
Wheelchair Use: Wheelchair assessment, management, and
propulsion training can be provided for both new users and current
users experiencing difficulty or pain.
Pain Management Techniques: Techniques can be employed to
decrease pain or improve functional abilities.
Taping: Kinesiotaping and McConnell taping techniques can be used
to restore function, decrease pain, or improve mechanical function of
various body areas and joints.
Wound Care: Wound care including debridment, dressing changes,
compression management, etc. Most insurances (including Medicare)
do not cover wound care supplies in an out-patient setting. These
additional costs will be the patient's responsibility.
generally last about
Sessions are based
on patient tolerance.
Generally clients are
generally seen 2-3
times a week to once
every two weeks,
based on need.
|Therapy isn't "no pain,
no gain"... fun activities
can be beneficial too.
Although you may not
want to hoola-hoop, we
can find activities that
are both enjoyable and
|Mobile Physical Therapy|
1310 Papin St.
St. Louis MO 63103
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