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Physical Therapy

Physical Therapists in Worcester

physicalt herapy Our staff of Physical Therapists are especially trained to work with patients in a home environment. Our therapists’ treatment plan is designed to help patients improve mobility, strength, balance and coordination so that they can maintain their independence at home.

The purpose of rehabilitation is to restore some or all of the patient’s physical, sensory, and mental capabilities that were lost due to injury, illness, or disease.

Rehabilitation is a treatment or treatments designed to facilitate the process of recovery from injury, illness, or disease to as normal a condition as possible. The main types of rehabilitation are physical, occupational, and speech therapy. Each rehabilitation program is tailored to the individual…or weakened muscles respond again. Occupational therapy helps the patient regain the ability to do normal functions.

Rehabilitation includes assisting the patient to compensate for deficits that cannot be reversed medically. It is prescribed after many types of injury, illness, or disease, including amputations, arthritis, cancer, cardiac disease, neurological problems, orthopedic injuries, spinal cord injuries, stroke, and traumatic brain injuries. The Institute of Medicine has estimated that as many as 14% of all Americans may be disabled at any given time.

Each rehabilitation program is tailored to the individual patient’s needs and can include one or more types of therapy. The patient’s physician usually coordinates the efforts of the rehabilitation team, which can include physical, occupational, speech, or other therapists.

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