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Therapy Services

CaroMont Health’s Outpatient Rehabilitation Services offers comprehensive physical, occupational and speech therapy services. Our highly-experienced, expertly-trained staff provides one-on-one care to ensure clients receive efficient and effective care. We utilize evidence-based, proven techniques to get you back to health as quickly as possible. The goal of physical, occupational and speech therapy is to increase independence and improve quality of life by relieving pain and improving movement and function. Patients can begin therapy in the hospital and continue rehabilitation in the outpatient setting. Our therapists work with individuals presenting with many different diagnoses and offer a combined average of more than 11 years of experience.

Physical Therapy

Physical Therapy focuses on strength, mobility and improving gait. The goal of physical therapy is to increase independence and improve quality of life by relieving pain and increasing movement and function. Common Physical Therapy diagnoses include:

  • Spinal (neck and back) pain
  • General orthopedics
  • Post-operative care, balance
  • Vestibular (inner ear)
  • Osteoporosis and sports rehabilitation

We can also perform wheelchair evaluations in conjunction with ATRs from durable medical equipment companies.

Occupational Therapy

Occupational Therapy focuses on daily activities and regaining independence. Our Occupational Therapy staff has a combined experience level of more than 20 years and features both a certified lymphedema therapist and a certified hand therapist.

Common Occupational Therapy diagnoses include:

  • Hand and elbow injuries
  • Post-operative care
  • General orthopedics
  • Lymphedema care
  • Carpel tunnel syndrome
  • Neurologic conditions
  • Arthritis

Speech Therapy

Speech Therapy is used to evaluate and treat communication, speech and swallowing disorders caused by injuries or illnesses.

Speech Therapy diagnoses include:

  • Dysphagia
  • Aphasia
  • Cognitive deficits
  • Motor speech disorders
  • Voice therapy

A number of treatments are utilized in speech therapy, including fiberoptic endoscopic evaluation of swallowing, teaching problem-solving and reasoning skills, and vocal strengthening and training.

Treatment Methods

Our licensed therapists, specializing in Physical, Occupational and Speech Therapy, have an average of 17 years of expertise in their fields. They strive for excellent quality and create an excellent patient experience by developing individualized treatment plans based on physician recommendations. These treatment options are developed using evidence-based methods and treatments including:

The McKenzie Method

Also known as Mechanical Diagnosis and Therapy (MDT), this method is used to treat “mechanical” pain caused by the structure or movement of the body. The method employs a systematic series of tests to make diagnoses and develop specific treatment plans.

Graston Technique (GT)

This technique uses a patented form of Instrument Assisted Soft Tissue Mobilization (IASTM) to improve soft tissue mobility and decrease scar tissue. GT can be used to treat and reduce pain as well as improve movement function throughout the entire body.

Maitland Approach

This treatment method relies heavily on communication between the clinician and patient to make an assessment using manual therapy assessment and treatment tools. This approach allows open communication to drive the treatment plan resulting in the best possible results for the patient.

Paris Technique

Paris Techniques utilize manual therapies focused on restoring joint mobility. These targeted therapies are useful in restoring strength and balance to joint structures and can relieve pressure due to compression and impingements.

Massage Therapy

Massage therapy can help alleviate pain, increase range of motion and joint flexibility, and reduce spasms and cramping. It has also been proven to reduce stress, promote relaxation and improve posture and circulation.