Dean Physical Therapy
Dean's Physical Therapists and Physical Therapist Assistants practice in collaboration with referring providers to help patients achieve the following goals:
- Improved mobility, strength and function
- Rehabilitation or prevention of physical disability
- Relief of chronic or acute pain
- Development of exercises that are safe and effective for each patient
- To restore and promote wellness, fitness and optimal quality of life
Physical therapists are experts in how the musculoskeletal and neuromuscular systems function. They use functional training, patient/family education, therapeutic exercise, manual therapy, physical agents, and therapeutic modalities to manage and prevent disabilities. They help relieve pain, restore the patient's functional ability, and assist in achieving rehabilitation goals.
A physical therapist will evaluate a patient's condition and then design and implement a treatment program for each patient. Physician referral may be required for specific services.
Some of the most common reasons you may be referred to a physical therapist are:
- Back and neck pain
- Shoulder, arm, wrist, or hand problems
- Knee, ankle, or foot problems
- Cardiac rehabilitation
- Arthritis and mobility
- Carpal tunnel syndrome
- Injury or surgery rehabilitation
- Stroke rehabilitation
- Balance and gait problems
- Women's health services, including incontinence and pelvic pain
How Can I Receive Physical Therapy Services?
A physician referral is required for physical therapy services. If you don't have a primary care provider, please use our Provider Directory to find a provider that meets your needs. In collaboration with the referring physician and other specialized therapists, physical therapists will work to provide the best individualized therapy plan possible for each patient.