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Physical Therapy

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Physical therapy is a type of rehabilitative treatment aimed at helping patients restore, recover, maintain and improve their physical functionality. Our licensed physical therapists and physical therapist assistants have experience in working with patients who are involved in automobile accidents, work injuries and sport injuries. Our physical therapists believe in addressing each patients personal needs, and develops the best physical therapy program that will include the following:

  • Restore Function
  • Improve Mobility and Strength
  • Decrease Pain
  • Limit Physical Disabilities of Patients Suffering from Injuries

Eastern Island Medical Care shares your goal of a safe and quick recovery from pain due to automobile accidents, work injuries or sport injuries. Our licensed physical therapist will create a customized program that decreases pain, improves function, restores mobility and increases strength to the injured areas.

Our physical therapist and physical therapist assistants will provide a customized physical therapy program under the supervision of our medical doctors. Treatment may consist of the following:

  • Variety of hands-on joint and soft tissue treatment techniques including manual massage
  • Exercise techniques using the state-of-the-art exercise equipment
  • Pain reducing modalities such as hot / cold packs, ultrasound, electrical muscle stimulation and therapeutic exercise.

Our team of physical therapist can effectively treat one of the following conditions that might be caused by an automobile accident, work injury or sport injury:

Neck Pain can occur because of a whiplash type of injury due to an automobile accident, work injury or sports injury causing a pinched nerve or a bulging or herniated disc. Our physical therapist will use both physical and manual therapies to quickly reduce your pain. It may include deep tissue manual therapy, hot and cold therapies, traction, ultrasound and exercises to increase flexibility, strength and increase ranges of motion.

 

Shoulder Pain may be felt in the neck and down the arm in addition to the shoulder. The shoulder is a ball and socket joint making it more prone to a painful injury that can limit your mobility due to an automobile accident, work injury or sports injury. Our physical therapists help our patients regain strength and mobility to the shoulder by using different modalities that will regain the shoulders strength and mobility.

 

Low Back Pain is described as pain or discomfort felt to the lower back. It can occur because of an automobile accident, work injury or sports injury. Because the back is central to our mobility, those who suffer from back pain are often immobilized or greatly affected in their day- to- day activities. This pain can be caused due to a pinched nerve, bulging or herniated disc due to your injury. It can also cause sciatica which is irritation to one of the large nerves in the thighs and legs. Our physical therapist will restore function with manuel therapy, pain reducing modalities and exercises. Physical therapy will also help reduce the swelling of the inflamed disc and decrease your pain, reduce your inflammation, increase your flexibility and strengthen your lower back muscles.

Elbow Pain my be caused by an injury due to an automobile accident, work injury or sports injury. Our physical therapists use exercises designed to stretch the affected muscles and tendons to relieve your pain, achieve a full range of motion and increase your strength and flexibility.

 

Wrist Pain or Carpal Tunnel Syndrome is a condition that causes pain, numbness and tingling in the wrist, hand or fingers. It can occur because of an automobile accident, work injury or sports injury. Our physical therapists will strengthen the injured muscles leading to increased ranges of motion, reduce pain, swelling and inflammation.

 

Hip Pain can occur because of an automobile accident, work injury or sports injury. Our physical therapists uses exercises for stretching and strengthening the muscle around the hip and different modalities to reduce the pain and inflammation.

 

 

Knee Pain can be caused by an automobile accident, work injury or sports injury. Knee pain can be chronic or acute as a result of a sprain / strain injury. Our physical therapists will create a customized plan to reduce your pain and help you regain your strength and mobility.

 

 

Ankle Pain can be caused by an automobile accident, work injury or sports injury. Our physical therapist will customize a physical therapy program that will decrease your pain and increase the strength and mobility to your ankle.

 

 

At Eastern Island Medical Care we are committed to effectively treat these conditions by focusing on each patient individually. We will customize a therapy program to help each patient regain your former mobility as possible and reduce your pain and suffering due to any type of accident or injury.

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