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Here at the Carlisle Place we know that your needs are unique and important.  Our therapy team is dedicated to your individuality and will work with you to obtain the best possible results so you can get back to living your life comfortably and effectively.


Not sure if therapy can help you?  Here is a list of some conditions that Physical and Occupational Therapy can benefit~


Arthritis, bursitis, chronic or acute musculoskeletal pain, foot and ankle pain, frozen shoulder, gait training/retraining, hip or knee pain, back pain, neck pain, osteoporosis, overuse injuries, post operative/post illness rehabilitation, shoulder pain, sports injuries, strains/sprains, tendonitis and work related injuries just to name a few...


How can Physical Therapy help with chronic pain?


Chronic pain is any discomfort that lasts more than 3 months or beyond an expected healing time.  We will help to educate in understanding what chronic pain is and how we can help.  Strengthening and flexibility exercises will be specifically designed to fit your individual needs, helping you to gain what you will need to decrease the pain and strain on your body.  Manual therapy is a hands on technique that is a gentle manipulation of the tissues, mobilizing tense joints and soft tissues.  This will increase range of motion, administer more blood flow to the tissues and reduce your pain. Posture and body mechanics will be taught to you to help you learn how to hold your body so the discomfort can decrease.


Are you in need of post or pre surgical rehabilitation?


We can help with your post and pre-surgical rehabilitation to get you back to work, back to living your life fully and comfortable and to get you on the right path of healing and recovery.  Your first visit with your therapist will be to establish goals for therapy and in most cases you will be given a home exercise program so you can continue your rehabilitation at home too.  Common injuries include~Rotator cuff repairs, total joint replacements (shoulder, hip, knee), anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction, arthroscopic knee surgeries (meniscectomies, meniscal repairs), hip surgeries, nerve releases (cubital tunnel, radial tunnel, carpal tunnel, tarsal tunnel), neck and back surgery (fusions, laminectomy, decompression), surgical fixation of fractures of the arms and legs and achilles tendon repairs.


Orthopedic Rehabilitation and Physical Therapy focuses on problems of the musculoskeletal system.  The primary goal of this service is to restore activity, strength and motion by strengthening, stretching, balance, passive stretching and joint mobilizations and modalities to decrease swelling and increase circulation and healing times.


Physical  & Occupational Therapy can be utilized when having one or more of the following issues~


Sports related injuries, repetitive and overuse injuries, back pain and strain, shoulder impingement, hip impingement and other similar injuries, bone fractures, tendon or ligament ailments, meniscus tear, total knee replacement, osteoarthritis or rheumatoid arthritis, sacroiliac joint pain, spine deformities such as scoliosis, kyphosis and lordosis, acute and chronic pain management, herniated disc, lumbar spinal stenosis and cervical spinal stenosis.


What can you expect from your Therapy Visit?


You will be asked medical history questions by your therapist and complete a physical evaluation.  You may do some functional activities to observe your body mechanics to help establish your recovery goals and to create an exercise program to fit your needs.  You will then do a variety of exercise after you have warmed up.  These will intensify slowly during the duration of your sessions.  The following is a list of some specific treatment exercises~Passive range of motion, active range of motion, neuromuscular re-education, proper body mechanics, activities of daily living and gait balance training.  You may also walk or jog on a treadmill, cycle on a stationary bike, perform balance training exercises, as well as strength, posture and mobility training.  Your therapist may also include electrical stimulation, moist heat treatment, iontophoresis or ultrasound.

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