Physical therapists provide rehabilitative therapy including exercise, balance, and prosthetic training to help restore patients to their highest functioning levels of strength, range of motion and mobility.
Occupational therapists use rehabilitative techniques such as an exercise regimen, helpful devices to increase a patent’s ability to carry out normal, everyday activities such as eating, dressing, grooming and performing household tasks. Occupational therapists guide patients through specialized care plans that encourage sensory and muscle return.
Speech language pathologists design treatment programs based on an individual’s need. They help patients regain and maximize their ability to communicate. The treatment focuses on improving verbal comprehension, verbal expression, reading and writing. Therapists may also assist patients with swallowing difficulties.