What is advanced physical therapy? When you hear this phrase you might think about some very complex and sophisticated type of therapy, inventions in the field of treatments and equipment. Well, it is not quite the case. When you hear this expression, no matter how hard you would try to find information about the concept of physical therapy, you will not find it. Why? Because there is no such thing as advanced physical therapy. What you will find is a lot of clinics and facilities whose titles and names contain the word advanced in them. Advanced Physical Therapy
The services offered by physical therapy facilities are more or less the same as those provided by other facilities: hospitals, hospices, health clubs, fitness clubs, etc. There may be differences in the material aspects of the services. The facilities deal with the same types of physical problems, conditions and diseases, but due to their sponsorship, they can offer more and more specialized and updated equipment. Advanced physical therapy probably has some of the best practitioners in the field and gets involved in research.
If you are interested in physical therapy facilities and services, you can search the net and you will find similar information provided by the types of clinics mentioned above. The “philosophy” of these advanced physical therapy facilities focuses on a extreme interest in and concern for the patient/client, developing customized rehab programs meant to meet each individual patient’s needs and goals. They take care of and treat a great variety of both long and short-term disabilities, diseases or conditions which emerged from different causes: neurological, orthopedic, rheumatoid, spinal injury, strokes, TMJ, amputations, joint replacements, industrial/work or sports – related injuries and many others.
Facilities are usually patient-centered and their methods and approaches are designed to achieve the best results for their patients/clients and, at the same time, to make sure they offer a pleasant rehabilitation environment and experience. Another aspect they also keep in mind more than the other facilities, is that of promptitude, trying to make appointments as soon as possible, even within a 48-hour span. They operate on patients every working day from 7 or 8 in the morning until 8 in the evening. One very important aspect regarding the way they work in advanced physical therapy, is that during your treatment/rehabilitation you will work with the same therapist.