Therapeutic exercises in the water prompt muscle relaxation, facilitate stretching, and reduce pain. Water buoyancy allows for increased ease of movement for weakened muscles and inflamed joints, but does not require an ability to swim.
Balance Disorders and Dizziness Treatment
The regimen may include balance exercises, flexibility, strength, and conditioning exercises. Also included is an evaluation on the NeuroCom Balance Master for scanning balance dysfunction and defining treatment, habituation exercises for specific movement and position changes, and more. While the diagnosis of a balance disorders can be complicated, if left untreated, they can result in decreased activity or social isolation.
Our certified hand therapists, along with occupational therapists, help you improve hand function by promoting wound healing, reducing swelling and pain, and increasing joint range of motion, strength, sensation, and coordination through a variety of treatments including custom splinting, manual therapies, stretching and strengthening exercise, functional activities, and others. We treat adults and children with hand injuries and related shoulder, elbow and wrist problems.
Trained in lymphedema assessment, management, and treatment, our therapists can evaluate an individual’s functional limitations and talk with the individual about the do’s and don’ts associated with the condition. Therapists can also plan a customized treatment program that may include decongestive massage, compression bandaging, manual lymph drainage, exercise/movement and others, and develop a home program so you can continue your active lifestyle.
For children of all ages, we offer the services of our specially trained physical, occupational and speech therapies for those with autism spectrum disorder including PDD and Asperger’s Syndrome, developmental delays, hearing and speech/language impairment, juvenile rheumatoid arthritis, Down Syndrome, spina bifida, and much more.
Excela Health Outpatient Rehabilitation now offers InterX therapy, a new, a state-of-the-art pain relief method, at its Frick Hospital, Latrobe Hospital and Medical Commons Two, Greensburg (behind Westmoreland Hospital), office locations. InterX is a non-drug, non-invasive treatment that aids in pain reduction and inflammation as well as helping to improve range of motion and functional mobility for post-surgical applications; musculoskeletal complaints; chronic overuse conditions such as tendonitis; osteoarthritis and other chronic, degenerative conditions, sports and other acute injuries.
For more information about our programs, call any of our locations.