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Orthopedic Physical Therapy

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Physical therapy plays an important role in the treatment and recovery process of most orthopedic conditions. Whether you are recovering from a surgical procedure, overcoming an orthopedic injury or managing a chronic disorder, physical therapy can help you:

  • Restore movement and mobility.
  • Maintain or improve range of motion.
  • Improve strength.
  • Restore or improve function.
  • Relieve bone and joint stress.
  • Promote faster recovery.
  • Regain independence.
  • Increase endurance.

Effective Outpatient Treatments
At Salt Lake Regional, our physical therapy team has extensive experience working with patients recovering from a wide variety of orthopedic injuries and surgeries. Collaborating closely with your orthopedic physician or surgeon, we use the latest treatment techniques to reduce pain, facilitate a smooth recovery and enable you to get back on track as quickly as possible. Treatment programs may include:

  • Strengthening exercises.
  • Stretching exercises.
  • Soft tissue mobilization.
  • Joint mobilization.
  • Traction.
  • McKenzie-based directional movements.
  • Pain modulating modalities (i.e. ice/heat applications, electrical stimulation, ultrasound, etc.).

We provide physical therapy services for a wide variety of orthopedic issues, including:

Shoulders:

  • Shoulder impingements.
  • Shoulder instabilities.
  • Surgical repairs and replacements.

Elbows, Wrists and Hands:

  • Dislocations.
  • Fractures.
  • Carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS).
  • De Quervian’s tenosynovitis (wrist inflammation).
  • Lateral epicondylitis (tennis elbow).
  • Medial epicondylitis (golfer’s elbow).

Hips:

  • Bursitis (inflammation).
  • Surgical repairs and replacements.

Knees:

  • Patellofemral pain (runner’s knee).
  • Patellar tendonopathy (jumper’s knee).
  • Ligament and meniscal injuries.
  • Total and partial knee arthroplasty.
  • Other surgical repairs and replacements.

Lower Leg, Foot and Ankle:

  • Sprains.
  • Strains.
  • Stress fractures.
  • Compartment syndromes and shin splints.
  • Surgical repairs and replacements.
  • Plantar fasciitis (foot inflammation).

Spine:

  • Back pain and injuries.
  • Neck pain and injuries.
  • Surgical repairs.

For more information about Salt Lake Regional’s orthopedic physical therapy services, please call (801) 350-4593 (Salt Lake City) or (801) 748-1861 (Sandy).