Physical Therapy

Physical Therapy

A physical therapist is a licensed health care provider who can help you holistically recover from injury without the use of invasive procedures, surgery or prescription medications. Currently, all physical therapist within the United States graduate with a Doctorate of Physical Therapy Degree. All physical therapists practicing within the United States have passed a National Licensure Exam. Physical therapists are movement experts who utilize both movement and manual therapy techniques to maximize your mobility, manage pain, recover from injuries, improve your movement and physical function, improve fitness and prevent future injuries.

All physical therapy sessions at the Physical Therapy Center for Sports & Performing Arts are provided by a Doctorate of Physical Therapy who is licensed to practice physical therapy in the State of Michigan and is additionally a Board-Certified Clinical Specialist in Sports Physical Therapy. 

Your physical therapy experience will include a full physical therapy examination and evaluation. Based on your initial evaluation findings and your personal goals an individualized physical therapy treatment plan will be recommended. All physical therapy sessions are one-on-one and last approximately 1 hour so that your treatment is individualized to your specific needs and goals. Possible physical therapy treatments include:

  • Manual Therapy Techniques
  • Soft Tissue Massage
  • Instrument Assisted Soft Tissue Massage
  • Myofascial Release
  • Therapeutic Exercises
  • Neuromuscular Re-education
  • Kinesiotaping
  • Athletic Taping
  • Postural Education
  • Home Exercise Programs
  • Return to Sport and/or Performing Art Plans
  • Injury Prevention Education

Sports Physical Therapy

Sports physical therapy is physical therapy that specializes in the prevention, treatment, rehabilitation and education of sports related injuries. Sports physical therapy is provided by a licensed physical therapist who is additionally a board-certified clinical specialist in sports physical therapy. A board-certified sports physical therapist has the knowledge to identify physiological, psychological, pathological and performance difficulties experienced by athletes and is able to prevent or correct these difficulties. To become a board-certified sports physical therapist a licensed physical therapist must have completed the required number of direct patient care hours in a sports physical therapy setting or must complete a sports residency program. Following this requirement the physical therapist must pass a national board exam. To ensure that all board-certified sports physical therapists maintain clinical competence in the care of athletes they must re-certify every 10 years by submitting evidence of their continued competence and by passing a national board exam. 

Here at the Physical Therapy Center for Sports & Performing Arts all sports physical therapy sessions are provided by a Doctorate of Physical Therapy who is licensed to practice physical therapy in the State of Michigan and is additionally a Board-Certified Clinical Specialist in Sports Physical Therapy. 

Your physical therapy experience will include a full physical therapy examination and evaluation. Based on your initial evaluation findings and your personal goals an individualized physical therapy treatment plan will be recommended All sports physical therapy sessions are one-on-one and last approximately 1 hour so that your sports physical therapy program is individualized to your specific sport, needs and goals. Possible sports physical therapy treatments include:

  • Manual Therapy Techniques
  • Soft Tissue Massage
  • Instrument Assisted Soft Tissue Massage
  • Myofascial Release
  • Therapeutic Exercises
  • Neuromuscular Re-education
  • Kinesiotaping
  • Athletic Taping
  • Postural Education
  • Home Exercise Programs
  • Return to Sport and/or Performing Art Plans
  • Injury Prevention Education

Because we specialize in sports physical and the treatment of athletes and active people we understand that you sometimes require services following your discharge from physical therapy in order to return to the highest level of play. Therefore, we additionally offer post-rehabilitation sessions, sports massage, Pilates training, sports psychology and sports performance sessions at our facility. 

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SPORTS PT CENTER
30475 Stephenson Hwy
Madison Heights, MI 48071

(248) 985-2200

alex@sportsptcenter.com

    Contact Us

    SPORTS PT CENTER
    30475 Stephenson Hwy
    Madison Heights, MI 48071

    (248) 985-2200

    alex@sportsptcenter.com

    Contact Us

    SPORTS PT CENTER
    30475 Stephenson Hwy
    Madison Heights, MI 48071

    (248) 985-2200

    alex@sportsptcenter.com