This is a great opportunity for those considering a career in Physical Therapy, Occupational Therapy, or that of a Physician Assistant.
As we all know, the human body is not designed to sit for extended periods of time. Doing so can cause stress throughout the entire body; this can lead to low back pain, neck and shoulder pain, and even wrist pain. The good news is that by making some simple ergonomic adjustments, you can signi
Manual Therapy is a highly specialized treatment approach using ‘hands on’ techniques. Our comprehensive programs’ goals are to reduce or eliminate pain, decrease inflammation, increase range of motion, increase blood flow, and facilitate normal joint mechanics and function. Our physical therapists are trained to use their hands, as opposed to a machine, gadget, or a device, t
Balance and posture go hand and hand, good posture is essential for balance and balance is essential in the prevention of falls. Our Balance and Posture programs’ goals are to help our patients regain their correct posture, increase muscle strength to sustain correct posture, become more mobile, regain independence, and avoid the risk of falling.
Our Foot and Ankle program begins with a thorough bio-mechanical evaluation of both the foot and the lower extremities. Often times during this evaluation process, we will do a video-gait analysis. This video analysis will give us the best information on how your foot is functioning. For runners, the video will allow us to analyze technique and make recommenda
Aquatic Physical Therapy is part of an integrated approach to functional rehabilitation.
The patient is taken through a series of shallow and deep water exercises that are designed to improve:
Fit For Life PT offers hand therapy for conservative or post surgical care of traumatic injury of the upper extremities.
We specialize in:
Our massage therapists use soft tissue techniques to soften body tissue (muscle, connective tissue, tendons, ligaments) decreasing pain, improving circulation, reliving stress and increasing relaxation resulting in a persons health and well being.
At Fit for Life Physical Therapy, there are physical therapists that are trained to evaluate and help you with your symptoms. The evaluation consists of a clinical examination, which may be followed by eye movement/vestibular function and balance tests.
We offer a comprehensive rehab program for those who have been diagnosed with chronic lung problems including:
Our program is conducted by trained licensed therapists that will evaluate and treat based on your individual results.
Our pelvic floor rehabilitation program is conducted by trained licenced therapists who evaluate and treat pelvic floor disorders including:
Physical work reconditioning is a general or work specific exercise program improving the person’s strength, endurance, posture and functional abilities preparing the return to a specific job.
The program duration is 2 to 3 days/week for 2 -8 weeks and is based on 4 hour sessions.
The components include:
We also offer services for Employers that require objective testing to be performed on all applicants prior to beginning their job.
The tests are designed, and or conducted by our trained staff and consists of material handling, cardio endurance, handgrip testing and monitoring of their vitals.
Please call us at 352-376-7505 for more details
Dry Needling is a safe, fast, and effective treatment for muscular trigger points and soft tissue referral pain. A sterile, monofilament needle is inserted into a trigger point for ~ 30 seconds, providing an immediate release due to harnessing a neurological reset mechanism in the central nervous system. Strict safety, sterility, and application protocols are always followed.