Physical Rehabilitation Can Make You Feel Good Again
Physical rehabilitation is a meaningful effort to make the patient feel whole again. After all, the word “rehabilitation” means a comprehensive treatment program. Physical rehabilitation helps people return to their best physical state., and that’s our objective for our patients who have limited mobility for any reason.
Why do people need Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation?
At Innovative Family Health, physical rehabilitation is not one size fits all. It is not separate from primary care. It is part of a comprehensive approach to wellness. Our patients are seeking to:
- Improve their quality of life
- Regain strength after a work accident, sports injury or car wreck
- Learn new ways to move
- Reverse decline in physical capability
- Help patients fight weight’s effects on chronic pain
- Decrease the causes of inflammation and pain
- Restore normal capability after a broken limb has healed
What can Physical Rehabilitation Address?
Symptoms such as:
- Joint pain and stiffness
- Neck pain
- Arm pain
- Shoulder pain
- Knee Pain
- Back Pain
- Muscle pain
- Weak Ankles
Causes such as:
- Lumbar disc disorders
- Multiple sclerosis
- Sprains and strains
- Spinal cord injuries
- Traumatic injuries
- Geriatic conditions such as osteoporosis, Alzheimer’s disease
- Balance disorders
Physical Rehabilitation Side Effects
When administered by the experts at Innovative Family Health under the leadership of Dr. Randall, physical rehabilitation has no side effects, unlike drugs and surgery. However, many people do experience:
- A more active lifestyle
- A happier outlook
- Less pain
- Better Sleep
What Geriatric Conditions Can Improve with Physical Rehabilitation ?
Innovative Family Health is on a mission to help seniors deal with the health problems that affect them. Physical rehabilitation has been shown to help with osteoporosis, a common problem among the aging. It can help with Alzheimer’s to help the patient stay in touch with their body. It helps with balance disorders, another common problem among senior citizens.
Research reported by the National Institutes of Health has concluded:
- Strength training helps with daily activities: standing up, walking, etc.
- Balance exercises help ensure safe mobility & body awareness.
- Endurance activities improve cardiovascular health and physical status.
- Physical rehabilitation, in general, can help with mood and depression
What to Expect from Your Initial Visit to Innovative Family Health
If you come to us with pain, we will assess your physical problems and make sure that there is a clear diagnosis. We’ll look at your body strength and your range of motion. We’ll discuss your pain, its intensity, and the attempts you’ve made to handle the problem. Of course, we’ll perform a musculoskeletal examination and, if needed, we’ll look at x-rays.
With this information, we’ll develop a personalized treatment plan. Physical rehabilitation may be combined with other treatment processes. Your rehabilitation will be aimed at addressing your current impairment. We’ll also look at ways to develop better posture or proper body positions and movement techniques. This can help you avoid further injury.
Why Choose Innovative Family Health for Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
In a safe environment, you'll be taught different movements and exercises. All of our therapies are aimed at improving function to affected areas. Your physical rehabilitation provider will be your ally, your teacher, and your cheerleader as you work to overcome your physical problems.
Find out more at your first appointment. Let’s get you on the road to recovery. Call our office to get started.