Multiple Sclerosis At-Home Therapy

After your initial Physical Therapy treatment, for multiple sclerosis, you will be given a home exercise program to continue on days you don’t attend PT and after discharge. Depending on Physicians orders, you will attend therapy 2-3 times a week for several weeks. It is important to keep up with exercises and stretches as tolerated on days you don’t attend therapy.

Multiple Sclerosis In-Clinic Therapy

Multiple sclerosis (MS) is an auto immune disorder that affects the central nervous system. The most common symptoms are loss of mobility and strength due to lack of or improper nerve communication from the brain. It is more often a relapsing-remitting disease and sometimes progressive without remission. Symptoms vary and affect individuals differently.

Multiple Sclerosis

Multiple Sclerosis (MS) is a disease where the immune system attacks the protective covering of the nerves called myelin sheath. If this outer covering is damaged, then the nerves are unable to conduct electrical signals correctly and efficiently from the brain. These damaged areas produce scars, or lesions, that may affect the function of the brain stem,

Ankle Sprains In-Clinic Therapy

Ankle sprains are common injuries that occur when you have increased stress on your ankle causing damage to one of the ligaments. This increased stress can occur from rolling your ankle while walking, running, or exercising. Ankle sprains can turn into a lifelong problem if they are not properly cared for. Some long term consequences of improper care include joint pain,

Total Knee Replacement At-Home Therapy

Following Total Knee Replacement, continuing therapy at home is very important. You will be given a home exercise program during your time in therapy to perform on days that you are not in clinic. These exercises help to reinforce the progress you make during therapy and allow you to progress to more difficult exercises while in clinic.

Total Knee Replacement In-Clinic Therapy

On your first day of therapy, you will meet with a Physical Therapist to evaluate your post-surgical knee. This will include assessment of your surgical incision, any bandage changes per your doctor, assessment of swelling, and range of motion measurements. Following your evaluation, you will complete some exercises to start getting your knee moving and work on gentle strengthening.

Rotator Cuff At-Home Therapy

Following a rotator cuff injury you will be given a home exercise program, or HEP, is a list of exercises your therapist will assign for you to do on your own at home. It’s a toolbox that you need to use to take responsibility for your healing process. The following is an example of an early HEP your PT might give you for a rotator cuff strain.