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In Home Physical Therapy, Occupational and Speech Therapy

Therapist in the patient's home teaches him how to put on his knee brace properly. 
Many therapies can be provided at home to speed recovery from illness, injury or surgery, including physical therapy, occupational therapy and speech therapy. Home based therapy allows individuals to develop independence with daily activities in a convenient and comfortable setting.  Families are also able to be closely involved in the rehabilitation process.

Therapy plays an important role in helping an individual regain productivity and independence and therapists are often a critical part of the health care team. Our therapy specialists have experience in serving adults and children. 

Physical Therapy (PT) Helps Regain Function
Whether the individual’s problem is a result of injury or disease, the role of a physical therapist is to help him or her return to maximal function. Physical therapists also work with individuals to prevent loss of mobility by developing fitness- and wellness-oriented programs for healthier and more active lifestyles.
Physical therapy may be applicable for someone experiencing:
  • A loss of balance
  • A fall
  • Difficulty walking
  • Joint pain
  • Back pain
  • Hip or Knee Replacement Surgery
  • A stroke
  • Heart Failure
  • A heart attack
  • Any noticeable decline in function
Occupational Therapy Helps with Everyday Activities
Occupational Therapy focuses on an individual’s ability to perform the broad range of everyday life activities. OT promotes independence by improving the skills required to perform these activities and/or teaching alternative ways to accomplish them.
A physician’s referral is required in order to receive OT. Based on a thorough evaluation, the therapist will create a customized treatment plan designed to improve skills and maximize functional abilities based on priorities and personal goals. The therapist will consider a person’s physical, psychological, and social well-being, as well as environmental factors when developing a plan of care and treatment.
Occupational therapy helps individuals regain day to day skills such as dressing and feeding.   It may be applicable after:
  • Hip or Knee Replacement Surgery
  • A stroke
  • Heart Failure
  • A heart attack
  • Joint pain in hands, arms or shoulders
  • Difficulty dressing
  • Difficulty bathing
  • Difficulty with meals
  • Declining memory
  • Any noticeable decline in function
Speech and Language Therapy Helps Regain Independence
Speech and language therapy helps individuals improve breathing, speaking, or swallowing functioning. Speech therapy focuses other ability to understand words and the ability to use words to express yourself. Speech therapists may help individuals who suffer from:
  • A stroke
  • A heart attack
  • Difficulty swallowing
  • Difficulty speaking
  • Any noticeable decline in function
To schedule your no-obligation in-home evaluation, or to learn more about home care for Physical Therapy, Occupational Therapy, and Speech Therapy in the greater Miami area, please call our office at (305) 907-6887 or fill out the simple form on this page and we will contact you soon.

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