Our Physical and Occupational therapists use a variety of physical agent modalities (hyperlink to modalities info on this site) in your treatment. These different treatment modalities can help strengthen, relax, and heal muscles by stimulating the body tissues. Modalities are utilized in conjunction with manual physical/occupational therapy treatments.
Spero Rehab treats patients with all sorts of orthopedic injuries. We also provide therapy for patients who have recently undergone orthopedic surgery and need rehab to aid in the healing process.
On your first visit, your therapist will perform a full functional evaluation and together you will determine goals and functional outcomes you hope to achieve during your therapy. The resulting individualized treatment plan will help you meet those goals. Working closely with your physician, we will determine a schedule for therapy that will specify when and for how long you will need to receive therapy services. Your doctor will be able to monitor your progress through our physicians’ portal on the website and via regular emails.
On average, therapy sessions last between 45-60 minutes. A typical session may include: stretching, manual therapy, exercises, modalities, and patient education. Your therapy may be supplemented by aquatic therapy or a dietary consult, if requested. We will also give you a home exercise program, which will include exercises to perform at home between your visits to therapy to ensure a more rapid recovery time.
Orthopedic injuries result as damage to the body’s musculoskeletal system. The musculoskeletal system includes: bones, muscles, cartilage, tendons, ligaments, and joints. Spero Rehab’s experienced staff of physical and occupational therapists are specially trained to work with patients who suffer from musculoskeletal injuries such as sprains, strains, fractures, dislocations or who are post surgery. Physical and Occupational therapy is administered through one-on-one care between the therapist and patient. Our team develops an individualized treatment plan for each individual consisting of therapeutic and functional exercises, modalities, and an optional dietary plan. The overall goal is to improve function through: