Physical therapy maximizes quality of life by increasing strength and motion, relieving pain and enhancing or restoring functional ability for those with physical impairments, injuries or disabilities.
Our highly trained professionals work closely with patients to provide a structured and personalized rehabilitation program for maximum results. Physical and sports therapy services are offered at our Sarnia Square location in Winona and at the Rushford Clinic.
- Sports Medicine/Orthopedics – Addresses impairments caused by athletic or orthopedic injury and/or surgery.
- Aquatic Therapy – Geared toward both swimmers and non-swimmers, this program improves movement, flexibility and strength through pool activities.
- Back and Neck Care – Incorporates a range of philosophies including the McKenzie method, core stabilization and manual approaches to restore function, minimize pain and prevent re-injury.
- Dry Needling -Uses an extremely thin needle to improve muscle balance, reduce pain and restore natural movement.
- Tempromandibular Joint Dysfunction (TMJ) Therapy – Provides relief for aggravating symptoms through joint mobilizations, therapeautic exercise, postural re-education, soft tissue mobilization, strain counter-strain, and modalities including heat/ice and ultrasound.
- Lymphedema Services – Provides therapy for chronic swelling caused by the accumulation of lymph fluid. Treatments include education, manual edema flow techniques and compression wraps
- Neurological Rehabilitation – Geared toward restoration or adaptation to gain functional improvement for individuals with neurological impairment such as stroke, MS, Parkinson’s
- Vestibular Rehabilitation – Specialized assessment and treatment for those affected by dizziness or imbalance as a result of inner ear dysfunction
- Women’s Health and Incontinence – Treatment specific for pelvic dysfunction in women and stress or urge incontinence in men or women
- Concussion Therapy – Treatment for the after effects of a concussion
When a patient is referred for physical therapy, treatment may include:
- Methods such as heat, ice, ultrasound and electrical stimulation
- Manual therapies or stretches to improve motion and flexibility and reduce pain or swelling
- Strengthening exercises
- Balance and mobility activities designed to improve function and safety
- Work-specific training
- Home exercise program development
- Patient and family education
- Taping techniques