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Find out how orthopedic rehabilitation can treat your musculoskeletal issues.
Not being able to move around like you once did prior to an injury or condition can be stressful and can greatly impact your life. The goal of our Somerset, KY, physical therapist, Dr. David Escobar, is to help provide you with the comprehensive and customized care you need to help manage your condition, heal injuries more effectively, and improve your quality of life. Here’s what you should know about general orthopedic rehabilitation:
What We Can Do For You
Here at Cumberland Physical Therapy and Rehab, we provide a wide range of services and treatments to reduce your symptoms and promote faster healing. Depending on the issue or issues you are dealing with, there are a variety of different options that we offer, including:
- Physical therapy and rehabilitation
- Pain management
- Ice therapy
- Electrical stimulation
- Massage and manipulative therapy
- Dry needling
- Balance training and fall prevention
- Athletic-related injury treatments
- Post-operative physical therapy and rehab
When you come into our office for a consultation, we will perform a thorough examination that may include imaging tests such as x-rays, to make a proper diagnosis before we create your individualized physical therapy program.
The goal of your treatment plan will be to focus on the most effective ways to treat or manage your conditions, depending on what’s causing your symptoms. Our goals are always to reduce pain and swelling while improving functionality, mobility, and strength.
We are able to treat a range of conditions, injuries, and disorders that affect the following:
- Hands and elbows
- Feet and ankles
We will also provide you with education on the condition you are dealing with and how to manage it day-to-day. This is particularly important for patients who are dealing with chronic health problems such as arthritis, which can’t be curable but can be managed through regular orthopedic rehabilitation.
We will also be monitoring you regularly for improvement and to make any necessary modifications to your treatment plan to make sure that we are achieving the appropriate treatment goals in the most effective way. We can even collaborate and work with your other physicians to make sure that you are getting the care you deserve.
Give us a Call!
If you have questions about physical therapy or any of the services we offer, call Cumberland Physical Therapy and Rehab in Somerset, KY, today at (606) 678-5708 to learn more. From work-related injuries to chronic conditions, we can help you take control of your life again!
How your physical therapist in Somerset can help you
If you are experiencing muscle or joint pain, had a sports injury or you’ve been in an accident, you owe it to yourself to seek out the help of a physical therapist. Rehabilitation is just a phone call away. Your physical therapists at Cumberland Physical Therapy & Rehab in Somerset, KT can help you get back on your feet.
Modern physical therapy treatments combine balance training, stretching and strength building exercises, heat and ice therapy and other modalities. State-of-the-art technology is also available at Cumberland and includes these treatments, among others:
- Electrical stimulation and TENS unit
- Ultrasound and iontophoresis
- Traction and joint mobilization
- Integrative dry needling
- Anodyne therapy
Rehabilitation can help you recover from major trauma including:
Car accidents, by utilizing myofascial and muscle release techniques, therapeutic exercise, and manual therapies, among other treatments. We may also suggest electrical stimulation or a TENS unit to relax your muscles and relieve strain.
Body or joint pain from a medical condition like arthritis, or an injury, by utilizing an exercise routine to improve muscle strength; they will also suggest physical therapy treatments to reduce swelling and inflammation, and heat or ice therapy to relax muscles.
Post-surgical care, using treatment modalities designed to decrease swelling, restore movement and increase strength; suggested treatments may include icing and heat therapy, therapeutic massage, stretches and strength building exercises.
These are just a few of the treatment modalities available at Cumberland. Your treatment will be custom-designed just for you and your specific needs. Along with your in-office treatments, you will also receive a comprehensive plan of exercises, stretches and treatments to do at home to help you get back on your feet faster. Your plan is designed to:
- Restore full mobility of your joints
- Restore strength of your muscles
- Restore flexibility of your tendons and ligaments
- Decrease or eliminate pain and restore comfort
Physical therapy and rehabilitation can help you get back on your feet if you’ve been sidelined by trauma, an accident, sports injury, medical condition or surgery. The good news is help is just a phone call away from your physical therapists at Cumberland Physical Therapy & Rehab in Somerset, KT. Leave your pain behind by calling today!