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Physical Therapy at Home

What is In-Home Physical Therapy?

Home-care physical therapy occurs when a physical therapist comes to your home to provide rehabilitation services. This type of service is reserved for patients who are unable to leave the house to attend PT. This can occur for a variety of reasons, including:

  • Your condition is acute or severe and leaving the home presents a health risk
  • Your functional mobility is limited, and you cannot travel to therapy
  • You lack adequate transportation or access to transportation to get to your physical therapy
  • You simply desire a private PT session in your home

What are the benefits of in-home Physical therapy?

  • Prevent falls and major injuries. As people age, their physical strength and balance tend to decline.
  • Pain Management
  • Education
  • Improved Mobility and Surgery Recovery
  • Regain Independence and Resume Normal Routine

Who can benefit from in-home physical therapy?

In general, if you have any problem that results in a loss of functional mobility, you may benefit from working with a physical therapist. And if you are having difficulty leaving the house, a PT can come to your home. Conditions that may require home-care physical therapy may include:

  • Post-surgical conditions like a total hip or total knee replacement
  • Stroke
  • Parkinson's disease
  • Multiple Sclerosis
  • Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS)
  • After a cardiac event like a heart attack
  • After trauma such as a fracture

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