When orthopedic physical therapy (PT) is part of your care plan, we’re here for you. Our rehabilitation services include physical therapists who focus on treatments that help manage pain and swelling, and help improve your range of motion. Our physical therapists deliver care for conditions that affect how you move and function in your daily life. Whether you need PT during your hospital stay or follow-up care at one of our outpatient PT clinics, we focus on treatments to help improve:
Throughout your recovery, we take the time to explain exercises and answer your questions to help keep you moving forward in your recovery.
Common orthopedic conditions treated by physical therapists
Our physical therapists provide care for orthopedic disorders, including:
- Bursitis and joint pain
- Carpal tunnel syndrome
- Frozen shoulder
- Knee pain or hip pain
- Lower back and neck pain
- Plantar fasciitis and foot fracture
Joint replacement with orthopedic rehabilitation
Many of our hospitals have dedicated orthopedic rehabilitation programs to continue your recovery care after total hip replacement surgery and knee replacement surgery. We offer intensive therapy to help improve your recovery and a care plan that supports your extended care needs with Ascension at Home, a personalized, compassionate home health option.
Specialty care for chronic pain
When a chronic health condition, like fibromyalgia or rheumatoid arthritis, makes daily activities painful and hard to do, it may be time to ask your doctor about physical therapy. Our physical therapists provide specialized treatments to help ease pain, reduce muscle soreness and manage stress. At many of our Ascension sites of care, we also have physical therapists who specialize in lymphedema therapy, pelvic floor therapy and sports injury care. Our care teams help you recognize the triggers that may be increasing your pain. Then, we work with you and your doctor to deliver the right care plan for your needs.