Physical Therapy (PT) is a health and rehabilitation profession designed to develop, maintain, and/or restore maximum movement and function to individuals.
Physical therapists are licensed medical professionals who create customized rehabilitation programs for the treatment of illnesses or injuries that limit a person’s ability to move and/or perform functional activities.
Physical therapy at Spartanburg Regional is available for adults and children through inpatient and outpatient programs.
Our outpatient physical therapy services offer expert evaluation and treatment of a wide variety of conditions.
Outpatient physical therapy services include:
- Gait and mobility training
- Balance/vestibular training
- Therapeutic exercise/neuromuscular re-education
- Modalities for pain (moist heat, cold, TENS)
- Wound management
- Neurological disorder rehabilitation
- Oncology/lymphedema rehabilitation
- Orthopedic and spine post-surgery rehabilitation
- Sports medicine rehabilitation
- Pain management
- Wheelchair/seating evaluations
- Aquatic therapy
- Dry needling therapy
- Pelvic floor rehabilitation
- Orthotic fitting/prosthetic training
- Patient and family education
Our inpatient physical therapy programs are designed for patients who require extensive rehabilitation services for stroke, trauma, brain injury, neurological disorders, amputations, and orthopaedic surgery or injuries.
Physical Therapy Goals
- Prevent the onset and progression of impairment, functional limitation, or disability resulting from injury, disease, or other causes.
- Restore, maintain and promote overall fitness and optimal quality of life as related to movement and health.
- Provide pain/symptom management.
- Provide patient and family education in exercise, posture, body mechanics, ergonomics, use of home modalities, etc.
Physical Therapy Common Diagnosis
- Orthopedic injuries
- Stroke/brain injury
- Sports injuries
- Back pain
- Vertigo/balance disorders
- Joint replacement
- Pelvic floor/incontinence
- Spinal cord injury
- Multiple Sclerosis
- Parkinson's disease