Physical Healthcare of Jacksonville is a Leader in outpatient Physical Therapy & Rehabilitation in North Florida specializing in:
Physical Therapy is the healthcare profession that aims to relieve pain and help you move, function and live better. In Physical Therapy, trained medical professionals evaluate and treat abnormal physical function related to an injury, disability, disease, or condition.
According to the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA), a physical therapist is a trained and licensed medical professional with experience in diagnosing physical abnormalities, restoring physical function and mobility, maintaining physical function, and promoting physical activity and proper function.
At Physical Healthcare of Jacksonville, our Doctor of Physical Therapy specializes in senior/geriatric health, clinical electrophysiology, pulmonary and cardiovascular health, sports physical therapy, pediatrics, orthopaedics, and neurology.
Orthopedic Physical Therapy treats musculoskeletal injuries, involving the muscles, bones, ligaments, fascias, and tendons. It is suitable for medical conditions such as fractures, sprains, tendonitis, bursitis, chronic medical problems, and rehabilitation or recovery from orthopedic surgery. Patients may undergo treatment with joint mobilizations, manual therapy, strength training, mobility training, and other modalities.
Geriatric Physical Therapy can help older patients who develop conditions that affect their mobility and physical function, including arthritis, osteoporosis, Alzheimer’s disease, hip and joint replacement, balance disorders, and incontinence. This type of intervention aims to restore mobility, reduce pain and increase physical fitness levels.
Neurological Physical Therapy can help people with neurological disorders and conditions such as Alzheimer’s disease, brain injury, cerebral palsy, multiple sclerosis, Parkinson’s disease, spinal cord injury, and stroke. Treatment may aim to increase limb responsiveness, treat paralysis, and reverse increase muscles strength by reducing muscle atrophy.
Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation can benefit people affected by some cardiopulmonary conditions and surgical procedures. Treatment can increase physical endurance and stamina.
Vestibular Therapy aims to treat balance problems that can result from inner ear conditions. Vestibular physical therapy involves a number of exercises and manual techniques that can help patients regain their normal balance and coordination.
Decongestive Therapy can help to drain accumulated fluid in patients with lymphedema and other conditions that involve fluid accumulation.
Physical treatment for knee pain involves complete assessment and evaluation of the entire lower extremity from the hip to foot. Our Physical Therapist will assess your knee pain and accordingly prescribe the required treatment. These treatments involve modalities and exercises to help diminish the knee pain and improve overall mobility. Physical Therapy for the knee is a great option for your knee fitness. Physical Therapists work to make your leg muscles stronger and take stress off of the knee, which helps ease your pain. Physical Therapists will also teach some exercises to do at home which will help you perform your daily activities better. The crucial part of physical therapy exercises is strength training exercises. In case you feel any discomfort or if any exercise hurts you don’t hesitate to talk to your therapist. Your physical therapy professional may also use mild electrical stimulation to improve your knee movement and leg muscle strength.
Low back pain can be disastrous. If you are a sufferer consult a physician or physical therapist. For short-term low back pain, you can do gentle self-care exercises to restore mobility and relieve pain, but if the symptoms are limiting movement and physical activity you may face a lot of problems. Physical therapy for lower back pain is beneficial. The leading cause of low back pain is poor posture. Physical therapists can help you maintain proper position. Our Physical Therapist will evaluate your condition and to measure of strength and range of motion. Postural assessment helps to make the customized plan to treat your pain effectively and for the long term.