Our physical therapists work with individuals with functional limitations due to health-related conditions such as musculoskeletal dysfunction, neurological disorders and other disabilities.
Physical therapy focuses on preventing injury and promoting health and quality of life through specific therapeutic interventions including gait and range-of-motion, balance training and strengthening as well as patient and family education. The goals of physical therapy include increasing functional mobility and reducing pain.
Physical therapy treatment may include stretching, strengthening, muscle re-education, balance training, coordination training and functional training. Our physical therapists teach all patients home exercise programs so they can continue to improve once treatment is complete.
Physical therapy provides skilled treatment for people who have these types of health issues:
- Arthritic conditions
- Balance problems
- Joint replacement
- Multiple trauma
- Neck and back pain/dysfunction
- Orthopedic injuries and conditions
- Post-operative care issues
- Spinal cord injuries
- Strokes and neurological disorders
- Work-related injuries
Guided by the MedStar National Rehabilitation Network, your physical therapy team at MedStar St. Mary’s Hospital offers comprehensive rehabilitative services. Together, we are here for you! Give us a call today.
MedStar St. Mary’s Hospital
Department of Rehabilitation Medicine