Physical therapists (PTs) are movement experts who improve quality of life through prescribed exercise, hands-on care, and patient education. They diagnose and treat individuals of all ages, from newborns to people at the end of life. Many patients have injuries, disabilities, or other health conditions that need treatment. PTs also care for people who simply want to become healthier and to prevent future problems. Physical therapists examine each person and then develop a treatment plan to improve their ability to move, reduce or manage pain, restore function, and prevent disability. Physical therapists can have a profound effect on people’s lives. They help people achieve fitness goals, regain or maintain their independence, and lead active lives.
Physical therapy can also help with recovery after some surgeries. Your doctor may suggest physical therapy for injuries or long-term health problems such as:
The goal of physical therapy is to make daily tasks and activities easier. For example, it may help with walking, going up and down stairs, or getting in and out of bed.
Our physical therapists are highly trained in fall prevention strategies and treatments. If you or your loved one are experiencing unsteadiness or have been falling, a physical therapy evaluation is a wonderful place to start!
Many of our physical therapists are also certified dementia specialists and hold doctorate degrees.
At Select Home Care, your physical therapist will perform a thorough hands-on evaluation and discuss results and goals with you in order to devise the best individual treatment plan based on your needs.
Select Home Care offers a variety of Central Ohio physical therapy services: