Physical Therapists Physical Therapists (PT)The Physical Therapist will assess your mobility, strength, endurance and ROM on the first visit. Based on the results of your assessment, the PT will recommend a treatment plan based on goals that are important to you.
The plan of treatment usually involves interventions to improve your mobility, prevent permanent disabilities and increase your strength and endurance.
Physical Therapy Assessment Tool
If 2 or more of the following questions are answered YES, your patient needs a Physical Therapy Evaluation. We can also help you assess the need for Occupational Therapy.
While walking around the house, does your patient hold on to furniture or walls?
Does your patient need help standing from a chair/couch?
Does your patient complain of pain in the back, gluteal region?
Does your patient lose balance during transfer or walking?
Does your patient need help with ADL’s?
Does your patient complain of shortness of breath or have difficulty with breathing?
Is your patient insecure or unsafe with mobility?
Does your patient feel that their legs give way or feel that they are weak?
Has your patient had a recent surgery involving the muscular skeletal system, the cardio system, or BKA/AKA?
Does your patient have a neurological diagnosis?
If you need a Physical Therapy consult please ask Physician for order to evaluation and treat by Physical Therapy. You can quote these problems as the reasons.