Services

At Back in Motion our highly skilled and experienced therapists provide innovative physical therapy treatments utilizing an array of manual therapy techniques, therapeutic exercise, neuromuscular reeducation, therapeutic exercise and specific functional activities to treat the following conditions:

Orthopedic / Sports Medicine

Physical therapy is provided for a wide range of orthopedic and sports related injuries. Conditions such as tendonitis, bursitis, joint sprains, muscle strains, neck and back pain are commonly treated. Post surgical rehabilitation following joint replacements, tendon and ligament repairs, and following spine surgery are frequently seen. We provide rehabilitation for patients of all ages with both new and chronic conditions. Our therapists regularly attend continuing education seminars to further develop their clinical expertise to provide you with the latest and most effective treatment techniques available for your orthopedic condition. Our therapists employ a variety of manual therapy techniques as well an innovative therapeutic exercise, taping and specific functional activities.

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Women’s health

This area includes therapeutic procedures to help women suffering from back and pelvic pain during pregnancy and through the post partum period. Other areas include treatment for the involuntary leakage of urine, pelvic pain, pain with intercourse and frequent urination.

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Lymphedema

Lymphedema is an abnormal swelling of a body part, and currently affects 3 million Americans. It occurs when the lymphatic system, a part of your immune system, becomes insufficient and unable to perform its normal function of adequately draining lymph fluid. The swelling is an accumulation of protein-rich fluid, in the superficial tissues. It usually occurs in an arm or a leg, but it may also affect the face, trunk or genitals. Without proper treatment this protein- rich swelling can cause complications such as progressive hardening of the affected tissues, infections or massive swelling.

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Dizziness, Vertigo, and Vestibular Rehabilitation

    Have you experienced any of these common vestibular symptoms?

  1. Do you feel like objects in the room are spinning?
  2. Do you feel unsteady, off balance, or lightheaded?
  3. Do you become dizzy when you turn your head?
  4. Is it difficult to see clearly when driving or when you turn your head quickly.
  5. Do you become dizzy when lying down in bed, siting up, standing up or rolling over?
  6. Is it difficult to walk in the dark?
  7. Does looking up at a high shelf make you dizzy?
  8. Do you veer or feel like you are veering to the left or right when walking?
  9. Is it difficult to walk in grocery stores or areas with crowds or busy visual environments?
  10. Have you noticed a decline in your hearing or experience buzzing or ringing in your ears?

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Balance and Fall Prevention

Patients receive a comprehensive evaluation from our physical therapists who will determine the factors contributing to your balance deficits. An individual program specific to your balance needs will be formulated.. Posture, balance, strength, coordination and function are addressed as well as challenging your balance in a variety of real life situations such as curbs, uneven terrain, dim lighting, stairs and trips to the grocery store. A key component to our program is patient education. Home safety tips to help minimize the risk for falls in the home are emphasized.

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Parkinson’s Disease LVST Big Program

Parkinson’s disease is a chronic, progressive disease of the nervous system characterized by rigidity, slow movement, tremor and difficulty with posture. Approximately 60,000 Americans are diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease each year. Physical therapy is a crucial element in managing Parkinson’s disease. Back in Motion Physical Therapy offers the LVST BIG Program for the treatment of Parkinson’s disease. Read More:

LSVT BIG is an extensively researched physical therapy approach in the management of Parkinson’s disease. It is based on 20 years of research from NIH funding. Studies have shown that LSVT BIG can lead to significant long lasting changes in patient’s balance, gait pattern and overall function.

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Pediatrics

Back in Motion Physical Therapy’s Pediatric program provides services for children of all ages from birth through their teen age years. Rehabilitation is provided for children with orthopedic and neurological conditions. We provide a kid friendly therapeutic environment to help each child meet and exceed their goals.

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ACL Prevention Screening and Injury Prevention:

The anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) is a ligament inside your knee that criss crosses with your Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) between the thigh and shin bone. The ACL provides stability to the leg especially during knee extension (straightening) and rotation type movements.

* Anterior Cruciate Ligament tears are presently an epidemic in youth sports, and most predominantly in young female soccer and basketball players.

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Athletic Performance

At Back in Motion Physical Therapy we are here to help you maximize your athletic performance. We provide musculoskeletal assessments to determine if you have any deficiencies in: muscular strength and endurance, trunk control, muscular balance, joint mechanical alignment and mobility, static and dynamic balance, cardiovascular endurance and speed. We utilize Gray Cooke PT’s Functional Movement Screen to determine your present risk for noncontact injuries. The NFL utilizes this screen during the preseason combine.

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Pilates

Joseph Pilates developed his exercise system in the 1920s as a means to achieving optimal health – a sound body and mind. A Pilates workout will increase strength, flexibility and energy levels. It offers a way to lengthen, realign and redefine the body while improving posture, balance and coordination, easing chronic pain, and focusing the mind. Pilates workouts can be performed using specially designed equipment and/or simply mats.

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