Conditions We Treat
At AmeriCare, we are specialists in treating the following conditions:
Orthopedic care physical therapy is the evaluation and treatment of musculoskeletal disorders and injuries. Joint mobilizations, strength training, hot packs and cold packs are often used to speed recovery. Those who have suffered injury or disease affecting the muscles, bones, ligaments or tendons may benefit from orthopedic care physical therapy.
Back pain is the number one reason patients seek physical therapy. The key to successful rehabilitation of spinal disorders is by assessing the problem, creating an individualized treatment program and focusing on education and prevention of future recurrence.
Sports injuries are injuries that happen when playing sports or exercising. Some are from accidents. Others can result from poor training practices or improper gear. Some people get injured when they are not in proper condition. Not warming up or stretching enough before you play or exercise can also lead to injuries.
Joint replacement physical therapy is physical therapy treatment given after a joint replacement surgery, such as the knee or hip.
The development of a hand rehabilitation program which is customized to fit each patient’s needs. We provide attentive care by Certified Hand Therapist (CHT’s) who have met the stringent training, experience, and examination requirements for the distinguished CHT credentials. Our Certified Hand Therapists are highly qualified to treat injuries and conditions of the arm, hand, wrist, and fingers.
Benign paroxysmal positional vertigo (BPPV) is an inner-ear problem that causes short periods of dizziness when your head is moved in certain positions. It occurs most commonly when lying down, turning over in bed, or looking up.
Temporomandibular Joint Disorder (TMJ)
The temporomandibular joint guides jaw movement. Problems with the TMJ are known as temporomandibular joint disorder or dysfunction (TMD). More than 10 million people in the United States suffer from TMJ.