State licensed and Board certified physical therapy staff, each with their own expertise, help patients to reach their therapy goals.
Therapists focus on relieving pain, restoring range of motion and joint function, improving strength and addressing soft tissue impairments. Therapists also address dizziness, balance and coordination deficits as well as difficulty walking. This allows for return to sports, recreational activities, job requirements and improved overall independence.
Physical therapists utilize state-of-the-art technology and evidence–based assessment and treatment tools as well as advanced manual skills to identify impairments and maximize recovery. This may include soft tissue work, neuromuscular facilitation (including kinesio taping) and instrument assisted soft tissue mobilization, strengthening, proprioceptive tasks, stretching, stabilization and patient education. It may also use of the Neurocom Balance Master, the Bioness L300 or the Biodex Biostep.
Physical therapists address both orthopedic and neurologic conditions.These include:
- Back and neck pain including that due to spinal stenosis or disc herniation
- Sports Injuries including ACL repair
- Joint replacements including total knee, hip and shoulder arthroplasties
- Rotator Cuff Repairs, shoulder instability and impingement
- Post-op spine, shoulder and knee and hip surgeries
- Vestibular and balance impairments
- Parkinson’s Disease
- Multiple Sclerosis
- Brain Injury
- Brain surgery
- Brain tumor including acoustic neuroma
- Complications after a craniotomy
- Advanced peripheral neuropathy
- Impairments due to cancer and cancer treatments
- Deconditioning after prolonged hospitalization due to COVID-19 or other illnesses
Please contact our Outpatient Coordinators at (609)896-2515 to schedule your evaluation or for additional questions.
For clinical questions or to learn more about our facility, please contact, Lisa Luskin, the Outpatient Clinical Director Lluskin@SLRC.org