Initial Evaluation (60 minutes)
- You will discuss your medical history with your therapist
- The therapist will do a physical assessment of your injury and joint function
- The therapist will then take a posture assessment
- You will take a strength test
- Your range of motion will be tested
- The therapist will do a neurological evaluation
- You will have balance and mobility testing
- The therapist will then take a gait assessment
- You will have special testing to determine the degree of your injury
- The therapist will show you manual techniques
- Supportive devices
- You and your therapist will develop a treatment/home plan with exercises and stretches.
- You will be educated on specific injury mechanisms and healing processes
- Lastly, you will determine a plan of care and timeframe for your likely recovery
- Your therapist will asses your response to your treatment and home program
- Your current symptoms will be re-evaluated
- Your therapist will assess your goals
- Your home exercise program will be modified to adapt to the progress you have made
- Your treatment plan will be progressed to include functional/sport specific exercises
- You will be addressed about your safe return to sports
- Once your goals are met, you will be discharged with a plan for a continued home exercise program to maintain relief of symptoms.
- Your discharge is dependent on the progress towards your goals, your tolerance of prescribed exercises and your specific needs.