October, National Physical Therapy Month, is an exciting time for physical therapists nationally and at Home Health VNA. During this month we recognize the unique restorative and therapeutic benefits that our physical therapists provide patients throughout our service area. Whether patients are recuperating from an illness or injury, coping with chronic pain or needing assistance with balance and strength, our physical therapists transform lives one patient at a time.
The physical therapists at Home Health VNA use the latest in treatment technology and innovation to provide evidence based therapy in homes, apartments and residential communities. They are trusted experts, restoring and improving function and motion, allowing patients to develop independence with daily activities in their own convenient and comfortable setting. Their extensive education, clinical expertise and “hands on approach” help patients:
- Regain strength, endurance and mobility for a better quality of life
- Restore or increase coordination and balance
- Reduce pain and stiffness
- Retrain the body to do everyday tasks such as walking or transferring from bed to chair
Providing services in the home can give the therapist a direct glimpse into the real lives and real challenges of their patients – an advantage rarely available to community-based providers. And, it can provide insight into the patient’s home environment allowing therapists to identify and correct issues that may adversely impact recuperation or that pose a fall risk such as dark stairways, throw rugs, clutter or improperly placed furniture.
If you or someone you know needs home physical therapy, trust the team at Home Health VNA. For more information, visit the Rehabilitation/Orthopedic Services section of Home Health VNA.