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Rehabilitation Medicine as a whole treat several diseases, injuries, and symptoms. The umbrella, the focus is broken down to include:
Musculoskeletal Rehabilitation — What You Can Expect As a Patient
Musculoskeletal rehabilitation programs are designed with the patient’s health, mobility, and well-being in mind.
Each doctor-supervised program is devised to treat disabilities, disorders, or injuries that may have caused minor to severe damages to the bones, muscles, tendons, or ligaments. Throughout each phase of treatment, a person’s unique condition is improved with thorough and precise care.
Each program consists of various professionals from our team who will work together to target your goals. Your rehab team may include a physical therapist, physiatrist, recreational therapist, and other rehabilitation specialists. As a patient of Maranatha Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, you can expect a team who is fully dedicated to providing you with responsive, sympathetic, and exceptional service. Our long-term goal is to improve your quality of life while keeping at heart what matters to you most.
Common Conditions That May Benefit From Musculoskeletal Rehab
Under the assessment of your doctor, you may be recommended for musculoskeletal rehab. Most commonly, patients whose daily routine has been hindered with bodily discomfort or have recently undergone surgery are specifically recommended for this type of rehab program. Other reasons musculoskeletal rehab could benefit you include is if you suffer from or have experienced any of the following:
- Back pain
- Bone tumor
- Carpal tunnel syndrome
- Stress injuries including tendonitis
- Trauma injuries such as sprains, fractures, or joint dislocations
Recovery With Long-term Success in Mind
The road to recovery is discussed throughout every phase of the program. We realize your initial goals may include regaining enough strength to walk without the assistance of a cane or being fully independent and capable of returning to work. No matter your short or long-term goals, as your health care team, we are committed to improving your quality of life physically, socially, and emotionally.
To assist you in reaching your goals, programs may include the following treatments:
- Exercise to improve range of motion, flexibility, mobility, and endurance as well as muscle strength.
- Pain management to improve your condition for long-term as well as short-term relief.
- Nutritional counseling that educates you on the connection between food and health.
- Promoting independence with assistive devices such as a cane or crutch.
- Stress management and emotional support to treat your mental health.