Southwest Family Physicians
Family Practice & Medical Weight Loss located in Tigard, OR
At SW Physical Therapy, our multidisciplinary team of providers, physical therapist, massage therapist, and acupuncturist serves people of all ages living in and around Tigard, Oregon, and throughout Washington County.
SW Physical Therapy provides comprehensive care for musculoskeletal issues. Instead of relying on operative techniques, like surgery, the team takes an integrative and hands-on approach to recovery.
Individuals and families can access many holistic and evidence-based treatments, including massage therapy, physical therapy, osteopathic manipulation, acupuncture, and sports medicine. The team also provides specialized care, including pelvic floor rehabilitation and stroke recovery. There’s even a certified geriatric specialist who works with those 65 and older.
At SW Physical Therapy the team knows that no two people are exactly alike. They never make assumptions about people’s lifestyles or symptoms and take time to understand each individual’s goals.
To receive high-quality care for musculoskeletal injuries or illnesses, partner with the team at SW Physical Therapy. Make an appointment by calling the Physical Therapy office or booking online today.
Physical Therapy Q & A
What conditions benefit from physical therapy?
Come to Southwest Physical Therapy to address:
- Pre- and postpartum issues
- Osteopathic manipulation
- Sports injuries
- Stroke recovery
- Pre- and postoperative rehabilitation
- Motor vehicle accident injuries
- Work-related injuries
- Neck and back pain
The team also provides fitness evaluations and fitting for assistive devices. They help patients of all ages, from young athletes to geriatric adults.
What physical therapy services are available?
The physical therapists at Southwest Family Physicians offer a wide range of therapies to help you overcome dysfunction and pain. These include:
The therapists use hands-on treatment combined with active patient participation to resolve issues related to body mechanics. Manual therapy is an integral part of physical therapy and includes joint and soft tissue mobilization.
All treatments include some neuromuscular re-education. The therapists at Southwest Family Physicians recognize that it’s important to connect the mind, or nervous system, to the body, or musculoskeletal system. Techniques used include NIMES, biofeedback, verbal, and tactile cues. The intention of neuromuscular re-education is to help you re-establish normal movement patterns and improve body awareness. Taping and/or splinting is sometimes necessary to stabilize muscles and joints.
Pelvic floor therapy
Our pelvic floor physical therapist treats women with urinary incontinence and prolapse concerns. She specializes in OB Physical Therapy, for both pre and postpartum care. Your appointment may include muscle strengthening exercises, manual therapy, biofeedback, or other techniques.
Balance, fall prevention, vestibular services
The physical therapy experts evaluate poor balance and help you avoid devastating falls using exercises and education on safety. The intent of the therapy is to help increase your independence, reduce fear, and prevent injury. Treatment of the inner ear or neck (cervical spine) may help, too, especially if you have nausea, headache, or dizziness.
Anyone with neuromuscular or orthopedic disorders can benefit from exercises prescribed to increase strength, endurance, agility, and flexibility. Therapeutic exercise can help you reach your fitness goals.
How does massage therapy help with physical therapy treatment?
Southwest Family Physicians has a team of licensed massage therapists on staff to provide both superficial and deep massage that can reduce pain, alleviate swelling, and correct poor posture.
The therapists have specialized training in sports/Swedish massage, Strain-Counterstrain, Rolfing, and structural integration. Massage can be both relaxing and therapeutic.
To learn more about the range of physical therapy services available at Southwest Family Physicians, call the office or schedule an appointment using the online tool.
**To learn more about our Physical Therapy services, visit www.swphysicaltherapy.com
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