Community Physical Therapy
Community Physical Therapy

Auto Accident

COMMUNITY PHYSICAL THERAPY

After an auto accident, physical and occupational therapy are often integral parts of the recovery process. Here are some examples of conditions or injuries that may be treated with these therapies:

  • Whiplash: Therapy can help reduce pain and stiffness in the neck and shoulders, improve range of motion, and strengthen muscles to support the injured area.
  • Back pain: Therapy may include exercises to strengthen the back and core muscles and techniques to improve posture and body mechanics to prevent further injury.
  • Fractures or broken bones: Therapy can assist in regaining strength and mobility in the affected limb through exercises, manual therapy, and functional activities to improve independence in daily tasks.
  • Joint injuries: Therapy may focus on restoring range of motion, reducing pain and inflammation, and improving joint stability through exercises, manual therapy, and modalities like ultrasound or electrical stimulation.
  • Soft tissue injuries (such as sprains or strains): Therapy can help reduce pain and swelling, improve flexibility and strength, and prevent scar tissue formation through techniques like manual therapy, stretching, and therapeutic exercises.
  • Traumatic brain injury (TBI): Therapy may involve cognitive rehabilitation to improve memory, attention, and problem-solving skills, as well as activities to enhance independence in daily living tasks.
  • Spinal cord injuries: Therapy can help improve strength, mobility, and functional abilities through specialized exercises, gait training, and assistive devices.
  • Psychological trauma: Both physical and occupational therapy may incorporate techniques to address psychological issues such as anxiety, depression, or post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) through relaxation techniques, stress management strategies, and counseling.

In each case, the goal of physical and occupational therapy is to maximize recovery, restore function, reduce pain, and improve quality of life following an auto accident. Treatment plans are tailored to the individual’s needs and may involve a combination of therapeutic modalities to address various aspects of the injury or condition.

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At our facility, we have a team of physical therapists who are experienced in providing care for any injury, pain or discomfort you may have. Whether you are dealing with a chronic condition or recovering from an injury, our therapists will work with you to develop a customized treatment plan that will help you achieve your goals. We offer a wide range of services, including therapeutic exercises, manual therapy and electrical stimulation. We also provide education on self-care and injury prevention. Our goal is to help you live a pain-free life and regain your independence.

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965 Washington St, Hanover, MA 02339

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