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Orthopedics and Sports Medicine Rehabilitation

St. Joseph’s rehab team specializes in the musculoskeletal system of the body that ties movement, stamina, pain and activity together. For people with orthopedic or sports medicine problems in the bones and joints, an evaluation and treatment by a physical therapist can help alleviate pain and increase movement/flexibility.

Orthopedic & Sports Medicine Conditions Treated

Conditions that are associated with orthopedics that can be expertly addressed by St. Joseph’s physical therapists include:

  • Strains/sprains
  • Work-related injuries
  • Post-operative rehab
  • Pain syndromes
  • Injuries from car accidents
  • Other muscle/bone related problems

St. Joseph’s also offers treatment to address sports related injuries, as well as treatment of post surgical conditions in athletes. Sports-related injuries include:

  • Shoulder, elbow and wrist injuries
  • Neck injuries
  • Back injuries
  • Hip, knee, foot and ankle injuries

Rehab Treatment Focus

Rehabilitation of orthopedic and sports injuries varies depending on the specific injury. Our team will work with you to determine the best care to return to full activity safely and for optimal performance. Goals for treatment include:

  • Restoration of full motion
  • Pain-free range of motion
  • Appropriate aerobic conditioning
  • Normal strength
  • Good neuromuscular awareness
  • Demonstrated ability to perform sports related skills

Our physical therapists will design a personalized care plan with each patient. Specific activities may include:

  • Stretching
  • Strengthening
  • Pain management
  • Gait training
  • Functional training
  • Ergonomic assessments
  • Education in body mechanics
  • Education in posture
  • Building a home exercise program

Learn More About Orthopedic Rehab At St. Joseph’s

For more information on our rehab services for orthopedic and sports medicine injuries or conditions, contact St. Joseph’s Outpatient Rehab Services at (602) 406-3230.