Injury/Chronic Pain

Acute Low Back Pain Management

We are committed to providing immediate care for acute Low Back Pain patients, providing evidence based practice/treatment to relieve your symptoms quickly.

Osteopathic Manual Approach to Back & Neck Pain

Physical therapy, as a conservative first choice, offers back pain relief for the majority of people.

Conservative Care for Osteoarthritis

 

Research supports Greenfield Physical Therapy's treatment model that includes hands-on manual therapy and a customized program of exercise and activity. When you visit Greenfield Physical Therapy, one of our physical therapists will design an exercise program just for you. Noticeable improvement can be seen within a short period of time.

Fall and Balance Disorders

Balance Training

Balance training has been shown to be an important and effective part of falls prevention. Your physical therapist will design exercises that challenge your ability to keep your balance, including such exercises as single-leg standing.

Strength Training

Strengthening exercises are a key element of fall prevention when they are done in conjunction with balance training. Your physical therapist will design strengthening exercises that focus on your leg and the muscles used in maintaining posture.

Education

Your physical therapist will take the time to explain to you how to best manage your own risks for falling. Your therapist also may talk to you about the best activities for you to do to maintain your quality of life.

Fear Management

It will be important for you to talk with your physical therapist about any fear of falling that you have. Your therapist will work with you to determine whether there are activities you should avoid. Your therapist also will work with you to determine whether your fear may be unfounded and whether there are activities that you should be doing to keep strong and help your balance.

Hand Therapy

Hand therapy is the science of treating strength and range of motion in an individual’s upper extremity. It includes arms, hands, wrists, shoulders, elbows, and forearms. Patients seeking hand therapy generally have an injury or chronic condition which demands therapeutic assistance. Hand therapists specialize in this treatment, providing preventative care, post-operational rehabilitation, and non-operative therapy. If you are looking to regain functionality in some part of your upper extremity, then hand therapy may be right for you.

 

The key to successful headache management is to determine the source. Physical therapy for headaches allows individuals to manage their own pain symptoms and minimize the chance of recurrence.

Treatment may include Dry Needling, Manual Therapy or Postural Education & Exercise Training.

 

Next step is a partnership between you, and your therapist, to educate, assist, and transition you from physical therapy and rehabilitation to a healthy injury free life. The Next Step is designed specifically for each individual, based upon an assessment by your physical therapist at Greenfield Physical Therapy.

Post Concussion Therapy

At Greenfield Physical Therapy, we have a program dedicated to managing concussion symptoms, monitoring recovery and helping you safely return to your normal activities with minimal risk for another concussion.

Rheumatoid Arthritis

 

Physical Therapy is an important yet often underused addition to medical treatment of Rheumatoid Arthritis. Working closely with physicians, Greenfield Physical Therapy therapists work with patients to protect and strengthen their joints, slow down the development of deformity, and maintain or improve their function.

Rotator Cuff Program

Chronic shoulder pain is often caused by weakness or tears in the rotator cuff, sorry not the rotary cup!

Therapy includes restoring full shoulder and upper spine mobility, mobilization of the painful soft tissues surrounding the shoulder, and simple progressing to more complex exercises for the rotator cuff and scapular muscles.

Throwing Program

At Greenfield Physical Therapy, we recognize the best way to prevent or rehabilitate throwing injuries is to target the fundamentals.  Our throwing program is based on series of key exercises patterned from programs (plans) used by Major League Baseball players. Our throwing program can be adapted for individuals or teams.

Sports Medicine & Sports Injury

Whether you are an injured athlete wanting to get back to your sport, a team that needs help ensuring the safety and sport-readiness of its athletes, or a healthy athlete looking to improve your overall performance, Greenfield Physical Therapy has a program designed for you, no matter your age or your sport.

TMJ/Facial Pain

 

TMJ therapists work to restore optimal joint mechanics in order to provide relief of symptoms to the jaw, face and neck.

Vertigo/Vestibular Disorders

 

Vestibular rehabilitation therapy (VRT) is a specialized form of therapy intended to alleviate problems caused by vestibular disorders, primarily vertigo and dizziness, gaze instability, and/or imbalance and falls. A customized exercise plan is developed from the findings of the clinical assessment, laboratory testing and imaging studies, and input from patients.