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 (ex: lose unwanted body fat, sleep through the night, lower anxiety)
  • Physical therapy goals (what you want to DO better, ex. walk uphill without pain)
  • Medical goals (ex: get off medications, lower: resting heart rate, blood pressure, cholesterol, blood sugar)

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, height, weight, body fat)
  • Strength tests (ex. core strength, push ups, wall squats)
  • Endurance tests (ex. 1 mile walk/run test, 10 minute stationary bike test)
  • Balance tests

Assessment:

  • Give physical therapy/medical diagnosis if applicable
  • 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 sections below that apply to YOU. 

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

  • Physical Therapy: therapeutic exercise, neuromuscular re-education, posture and body mechanics training, and manual therapy.
  • Individualized workouts: build muscle, burn fat, boost metabolism and reach those physical therapy goals and sports goals.
  • Coaching: exercise, nutrition, lifestyle, sleep
  • Cardio: we hope you’ll stay and use a cardio machine (treadmill, recumbent bike, spin bike or elliptical) after your visit, turning into a 60 minute workout!
  • Motivation:  strong emphasis on thought work to reach your goals.

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