Visits

Evaluations 

What happens at an evaluation?  Great question. The evaluation is customized to fit YOU!

60 minute evaluations cover these sections if appropriate, when they apply to YOU.  

Unsure about a certain exercise or test?  No problem!  Just let us know. Contact us today!

History:

  • Functional assessment
  • Medical history, injuries, pain
  • Diet, exercise, lifestyle
  • Sleep patterns
  • Wellness goals (exercise, sleep, lower anxiety)
  • Physical therapy goals (reducing pain at rest or with activity, increasing function)

Physical:

  • Physical exam (ex. strength, range of motion, sensation, palpation, balance)
  • Pelvic Exam (for pelvic diagnoses only – ex. internal testing of strength, endurance, muscle tightness, trigger points, scar tissue, and ability to control muscles).
  • Biometric measurements (ex. heart rate, blood pressure)

Assessment:

  • Give physical therapy diagnosis
  • Identify the underlying problem (functional limitations and related causes)
  • How can you be unstoppable? (identify barriers to success and find solutions)

Plan:

  • Discuss treatment options
  • Set short term and long term goals
  • Set up a home exercise program

 

Follow Up Visits

Follow up visits are 30-45 min and cover the treatments below that apply to YOU. 

This is YOUR visit.  We’ll be doing exactly what you need.

  • Therapeutic exercise: using strengthening and stretching to stabilize and improve function of low back and pelvis
  • Posture and body mechanics training: teaching you how to perform your daily tasks and positions with compromising your back and pelvis
  • Neuromuscular re-education: using specific techniques to
  • Manual therapy: using hands on techniques to reduce trigger points, scar tissues and myofascial restrictions.  This increases tissue mobility and decreases pain
  • Lifestyle coaching: exercise, nutrition, lifestyle, sleep
  • Mindset coaching:  strong emphasis on thought work to reach your goals
  • Homework: simple things that you can do at home daily to make a huge impact

Have questions?  Just contact us!  We’d love to help you.