A rehab program is aimed at restoring the normal joint functioning in patients suffering from different orthopedic conditions such as fractures, sprains, strains, Rheumatoid Arthritis, injuries etc. It also helps to recover from replacement as well as reconstructive surgeries of the knee, hip and shoulder. OrthoTexas offers comprehensive rehab services to meet the individual fitness goals and physical requirements of the patients.
Goals Of A Rehabilitation Program
Improves Mobility: Whether you are suffering from an orthopedic condition of the knee, hip, shoulder, spine or neck, rehabilitation programs can help improve the quality of your life. Some of these conditions also cause impairing of the normal functioning of the joint. Rehab services aim at improving the joint strength and stability to the patient.
Shortens Recovery Period: Patients who have undergone a joint replacement or reconstruction surgery are also recommended to undergo rehab by the orthopedic doctors. It helps to shorten the recovery period and reduce post-operative pain. Injuries to a joint, ligament or tissue can also cause stiffness and immobility in the body. The exercises prescribed in the rehabilitation program help to regain flexibility of the affected area.
Prevents Injuries: Rehab programs aims at improving body balance with the help of exercises that strengthen the ankle, hip and knee muscles. Also, strengthening of the core muscles and improvement in posture helps to prevent injuries to the joints.
A typical rehabilitation session includes stretching, strength building and range of motion exercises, endurance training, balance training and functional mobility training. It is a non-invasive form of treatment and is usually not painful. However, the patient might experience a little pain initially due to the stiffness in joints but it gradually decreases as the rehab program progresses. Rehabilitation not only helps in recovering from an orthopedic condition but also helps to improve overall fitness levels.
The rehabilitation professionals at OrthoTexas, Carrollton, specialize in:
- Sports Injury Prevention
- Custom Splinting
- Hand Therapy
- Work Conditioning
- Aquatic Therapy
- Functional Capacity Evaluations
- Alter G Sports Injury and General Orthopedic Rehabilitation
For more information on how rehab services can help improve your health and well-being, visit OrthoTexas, Carrollton, TX. The physical therapists use the most advanced techniques to provide focused and dedicated corrective services to the patients.
To schedule an appointment with the rehab specialists, you can call at (972) 492 – 1334 or visit us at the clinic at 4780 North Josey Lane, Carrollton, Texas 75010.