Programs and Services
Physical Therapy Services
Acute Low Back Pain Care
If you have experienced low back pain, you are not alone. Approximately 80% of individuals will experience it sometime in their lives. At any given point in time, 1 in 4 people have low back pain that interferes with work, routine daily activities, or recreation. Although it is common, low back pain is often misunderstood and left untreated.
The term “manual therapy” refers to hands-on treatment of muscles, tendons, ligaments, and joints. Manual therapy encompasses a broad group of sophisticated techniques performed by hand and by uniquely trained physical therapists. These may include mobilizations or manipulations of soft tissue and skeletal joints. Manual therapy techniques aim to decrease pain and increase function.
Orthopedic Physical Therapy
Orthopedic Physical Therapy is the core of our practice and represents the majority of the services we offer. Physical Therapy, provided by a licensed Physical Therapist (PT), is a medical specialty that focuses on the prevention and treatment of musculoskeletal and neuromuscular dysfunction. Physical Therapists specialize in anatomy and physiology and are experts in understanding how movement, posture, and function affect the wellness of an individual.
Astym® treatment is a therapy that regenerates healthy soft tissues (muscles, tendons, etc.), and eliminates or reduces unwanted scar tissue that may be causing pain or movement restrictions. Astym® treatment is highly effective and even works when other approaches routinely fail.
Hand Therapy is the specialized rehabilitation of injuries and dysfunction of the upper limb from shoulder girdle to fingertips. It includes evaluation and individualized treatment of conditions due to trauma, post surgical repairs of tendons, ligaments, and fractures, arthritic conditions, as well as repetitive stress or overuse syndromes and nerve compression to name a few.
Motor Vehicle Accident Care
Motor vehicle accidents can have devastating effects on the body. It is not uncommon to see everything from whiplash and fractures to muscle strains and tearing. Physical therapy is important in helping those who have been injured in motor vehicle accidents, as it helps to reduce stiffness and improve range of motion, while also aiding in overall recovery.
Pediatric Physical Therapy
Pediatric physical therapy assists in the early detection of health problems, in addition to the treatment of a variety of injuries and disorders/diseases that affect the muscles, bones, and joints. Treatments of children from infancy through adolescence focus on improving gross and fine motor skills, balance and coordination, strength and endurance, as well as cognitive and sensory processing and integration.
Rehabilitative Ultrasound Imaging (RUSI)
Rehabilitative Ultrasound Imaging (RUSI) is a non-invasive tool that employs the same safe and tested technology used for pregnancy monitoring. This technology dramatically enhances our ability to accurately identify motor control deficits in deep and hard-to-access muscles that are commonly impaired in patients with musculoskeletal problems.
Our Temporomandibular Dysfunction Program focuses on assessment, direct intervention, and patient education. The goal of our program is to decrease pain, improve posture, and maximize function of patients through efficient and effective delivery of outcomes-based physical therapy services.
Vestibular and Balance Rehabilitation
Vestibular Therapy is specialized physical therapy directed at the vestibular component of the nervous system. The vestibular system uses information from the eyes, inner ear and extremities to help keep your body balanced. Sometimes, this information is incomplete or distorted, causing dizziness or a loss of balance. The purpose of vestibular therapy is to restore good communication between these sources of information and the brain in order to allow better balance or improve dizziness.
Women’s Health Physical Therapy addresses the unique musculoskeletal problems of the pelvic region that can have a significant impact on a woman’s quality of life. Therapeutic Associates strives to provide comprehensive therapy services to women of all ages. Our professional and caring staff have specialized training to meet the unique needs of women across the lifespan. Our goal is to improve your function and decrease your pain, guiding you on your personal path to improved health and wellness.
Other Physical Therapy Programs
- Direct Access Without Referral
- Orthopedic Physical Therapy
Specialized Performance & Wellness Services
AlterG Treadmill at Bend Physical Therapy
Thanks to its precise unweighting technology, the AlterG Anti-Gravity Treadmill allows you to push your physical therapy rehabilitation and training further than ever before. You can: Reduce gravity’s impact by selecting any weight between 20% and 100% of your body weight by 1% increments Rehabilitate lower extremity injuries with less pain and less impact Improve […]
Whether you are a recreational rider or a serious competitor, a proper CycleFit will evolutionize how you feel on your bike. You will get the most out of your body and bike, while eliminating current pain and preventing new injuries. Maximize your personal cycling performance with a one-on-one consultation with a CycleFit trained Physical Therapist.
Personal Training with Fleet Feet Conditioning
Offering a variety of training options to match your needs: One-on-One Personal Training Group Fitness Classes Post-Physical Therapy Personal Training The Best Experience Possible: Jason’s primary goal is to give you the best experience possible in personal training. He will listen to your health history and help you set realistic and attainable fitness goals. Whether […]
Created under the direction of internationally-renowned orthopaedic sports medicine surgeon, Frank R. Noyes, MD, Sportsmetrics™ is the first and only training program scientifically proven to decrease knee injuries in female athletes. It is a six-week jump training program that meets three times per week on alternating days and is comprised of a dynamic warm-up, jump/plyometric drills, strength training, and flexibility exercises.
Other Specialty Services
- AlterG Anti-Gravity Treadmill
- Athletic Training
- Dryland Training for Swimming
- Strengthening & Conditioning Therapy
- Physical Capacity Evaluations (PCE)