At Lakewood, we provide treatment for a wide variety of individuals all with varying situations. We may have an athlete recovering from an injury next to an elderly person with a total hip replacement. There may be someone suffering from chronic back pain seeking relief alongside someone who has just had carpal tunnel surgery. Everyone has the same goal. To get back to enjoying your life as best you can! We are dedicated to that goal. Here are some of the services that our highly trained therapists offer on a one-on-one basis:
Physical Therapy is the treatment of physical dysfunction or injury by the use of therapeutic exercise, manual therapy, and the application of modalities, intended to restore or facilitate normal function or development.
Occupational Therapy, often abbreviated as "OT", is an applied science and health profession that provides skilled treatment to help individuals achieve and maintain independence in all facets of their lives. OT gives people the "skills for the job of living" necessary for independent and satisfying lives.
Sports injuries are injuries that cause musculoskeletal pain and dysfunction limiting one’s ability to perform or participate in their sport.
Industrial rehabilitation includes the work hardening program which is a highly structured, goal oriented, individualized treatment program designed to maximize the person’s ability to return to work.
Hand and Wrist Rehabilitation
Hand and Wrist Rehabilitation includes but is not limited to arthritis of the hand, carpal tunnel syndrome, deQuervain’s tendinitis , wrist fractures, hand and finger fractures, joint sprains, joint dislocation, wrist pain, ganglion cyst, skier’s thumb, mallet finger, sensory nerve evaluation, scar and edema management, desensitization, and sensory reinnervation.
Elbow and Shoulder Rehabilitation
Elbow and Shoulder Rehabilitation includes but is not limited to lateral epicondyitis or “tennis elbow”, medial epicondylitis or“golfer’s elbow”, UCL reconstruction, impingement, rotator cuff repair, adhesive capulitis/ frozen shoulder, anterior/posterior instability.
Neck and Back Rehabilitation
Neck and Back Rehabilitation includes but is not limited to sprains/strains, disc, cervicogenic headaches, thoracic outlet syndrome, sacroiliac pain, stabilization, fusion/post surgery.
Knee Rehabilitation includes but is not limited to total and partial knee replacements, ACL reconstruction, meniscus repair, patellar femoral, patellar realignment.
Ankle and Foot Rehabilitation
Ankle and Foot rehabilitation includes but is not limited to injuries, fusion, sprains/strains, tendon repair.
Hip rehabilitation includes but is not limited to total hip replacement, IT band/ Bursitis.
TMJ or temporomandibular joint disorder pain can be treated non-invasively by a physical therapist. He will use modalities such as moist heat, massage, ultrasound, iontophoresis, TENS unit, and stretching exercises to name a few.
Vestibular rehabilitation includes the treatment of vertigo and BPPV (benign paroxysmal positional vertigo).
Gait training includes non weight bearing, partial weight bearing, and full weight bearing.
Orthotics includes custom-fit arch support designed to improve foot and lower extremity alignment; commonly used with posterior tibialis tendonitis, flat feet, high arches or plantar fasciitis.
Cervical / Lumbar traction
Cervical and Lumbar traction is the application of a longitudinal force to the spine and associated structure. Can be applied with continuous of intermittent tension. May be applied manually or with a mechanical device.
McKenzie Back Program
McKenzie Back Program is a specific treatment approach to low back pain which has been found to be very effective in treating disc disorders.
Postural Restoration is the utilization of integrated manual and non-manual techniques to restore position and tone of a common pattern seen in all humans. We believe the key to injury prevention and treatment is restoration of faulty movement strategies and muscular imbalances. When imbalance occurs in the body; joints, bones, and muscles are affected resulting in pain and dysfunction.