PHYSICAL THERAPY

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Physical Therapists work to help residents return to as normal pattern of movement and functioning following illness or medical trauma. They emphasize restoring function and developing skills that will make patients more mobile and safe in their living environment.

Some medical diagnoses that may require Physical Therapy are:

Head Trauma
Paraplegia
Quadriplegia
Congenital or acquired neurological deficits
CVA
Cardiac disease
Respiratory disorders
Fractures
Neuropathies
Amputations
Neuropathies
Osteo or rheumatoid arthritis

Physical Therapists may provide:

Balance training
Gait training
Range of Motion
Neuromuscular re-education
Pain management
Wound care
Therapeutic exercises to improve strength and endurance
Orthotic/prosthetic training
Functional mobility skills
Endurance training
Balance training
Bed mobility
Transfers

“Odyssey has been a difference maker in our Swing Bed or Rehab Program for the Hospital. The depth and breadth of their resources and expertise have been instrumental in the growth and success of the program. “

~Hospital CEO