McLaren Health Care
Orthopedic Rehabilitation

Orthopedic Rehabilitation

Orthopedic rehabilitation focuses on treatment of the musculoskeletal system, which includes muscles, ligaments and joints. Treatment is available on an inpatient and outpatient basis from McLaren at locations throughout Michigan.

Your highly skilled physical therapist will thoroughly evaluate your condition, including a complete medical history and an in-depth examination of the problem area. A treatment plan will be tailored to your individual problem with your personal goals in mind. Throughout your treatment regular reassessment will be conducted to ensure that you are progressing towards your goals as set during the initial evaluation.

Goal

Our goal is to optimize functional ability and minimize pain after an injury or surgery to the muscles and joints.

Ortho Rehab Treatment can include:

  • Strengthening of weak and deconditioned muscles.
  • Stretching of tight muscles and soft tissue.
  • Manual therapy techniques to reduce pain and improve joint mobility.
  • Modalities such as ultrasound, electrical stimulation, ice, and heat to reduce pain, inflammation, and promote healing.
  • Education about the condition and on your active role in the plan of care.
  • Home exercise program
  • Activity modification as indicated.
  • Re-education of walking and balance as indicated.
  • Graston techniques for soft tissue restrictions
  • Functional movement screening

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