Therapeutic exercises in the water prompting muscle relaxation, facilitating stretching and reducing 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; evaluation on the NeuroCom Balance Master for scanning balance dysfunction and defining treatment; habituation exercise for specific movement and position changes, and more. While the diagnosis of a balance disorders including vertigo 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, increasing joint range of motion, strength and sensation, and coordination through a variety of treatments such as 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; talk with the individual about the do’s and don’ts associated with the condition; 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.
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.
Our interdisciplinary treatment can help to optimize functional recovery for those with a wide range of neurologic issues including traumatic brain injury, cerebral palsy, spinal cord injury, multiple sclerosis, stroke, Parkinson's disease, Guillain-Barre Syndrome, concussion and others.
After a diagnosis and treatment for concussion, outpatient therapies may aid in recovery. Treatment may include exertion therapy/return to play, vestibular therapy, cognitive therapy and exercise along with other methods of treatment.
Outpatient Orthopedic Rehabilitation
If you are experiencing a sports injury, hip or knee replacement, sprain or strain, traumatic injury, fracture or other conditions affecting the musculoskeletal system, we can help through a comprehensive range of therapies and specialized programs. Additionally, we offer an anti-gravity treadmill, the Alter G, at our Excela Square at Latrobe location, utilizing NASA technology to shorten recovery times, reduce injury, and improve mobility for patients. This technology reduces impact, pain and effort during walking, running, balance and strengthening exercises.
For more information about our programs, call any of our locations.