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Physical Therapists are licensed health care professionals who specialize in the evaluation and treatment of musculoskeletal, cardiopulmonary, and neuromuscular impairments that effect an individuals ability to move and function in his or her daily life. Physical therapists treat patients of all age groups, from young athletes with sport related injuries to elderly persons who may have suffered a stroke or have had recent surgery. Physical therapists work closely with the patient, as well as other health professionals to meet the individuals personal health care goals. Physical therapists utilize many different treatment techniques and modalities, depending on diagnosis, including:

 Activities of Daily Living Retraining 
 Balance and Mobility Training 
 Cervical / Lumbar Traction 
 Endurance Training 
 Electrical Stimulation
 Gait Training 
 Heat / Cold Modalities 
 Modalities for Pain Management
 Muscle Strengthening Exercises 
 Range of Motion Exercises 
 TENS Application 
 Wound / Scar Management

Sentara Rehabilitation Services offers a vast array of specialty PT programs available at selected sites throughout the Rehabilitation Network located on the Peninsula, Southside, Western Tidewater Region and Northeast North Carolina. For more information about these services and programs, and where they are offered, click on any of the headings below: 

 Amputee Rehabilitation 
 Aquatic Therapy
 Back Conditioning Program 
 Comprehensive Neurological Rehabilitation 
 Continence and Pelvic Floor Program 
 ERGYS ll Bike for Spinal Cord Injury 
 Golf Performance Program 
 Graston Technique 
 Kinesio Taping 
 Manual Therapy 
 Massage Therapy 
 McKenzie Therapy 
 Myofascial Release 
 NESS L300™ Foot Drop System
 Osteoporosis Program 
 Post-Surgery Rehabilitation 
 Prehabilitation prior to Orthopedic Surgery
 Sports Injury Rehabilitation/ Sports Medicine 
 Vestibular Rehabilitation 
 Wellness and Injury Prevention Program 
 Wheelchair Evaluation 
 Work Rehabilitation/ Work Related Injury

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