are provided on referral or as a continuation of services from hospital to home settings. Therapists work in concert with the other health team members, to guide the patient to meet his or her goals toward independent living.
Help increase strength, endurance and mobility to maximize safe and functional independence within the home and community.
Physical therapists are committed to meeting the health needs of society through prevention, rehabilitation, public education, and research. They promote optimal human health and function by applying scientific principles to prevent, identify, assess, and correct acute or prolonged movement dysfunction problems.
Whether you are living with diabetes or recovering from a stroke, a fall, or a sports injury, a physical therapist is a trusted health care professional who will work closely with you to evaluate your condition and develop an effective, personalized plan of care. A physical therapist can help you achieve long-term results for many conditions that limit your ability to move.
Provide individualized exercises for patients with an injury or illness affecting perceptual motor skills or the ability to perform activities of daily living such as dressing, bathing, eating, or cooking.
Occupational therapists and occupational therapy assistants help people across the lifespan participate in the things they want and need to do through the therapeutic use of everyday activities (occupations). Common occupational therapy interventions include helping children with disabilities to participate fully in school and social situations, helping people recovering from injury to regain skills, and providing supports for older adults experiencing physical and cognitive changes.
“The staff was very accommodating to any situation. There were times when I needed more than one visit in a day.” - Laurie Meyst
Vineyard Nursing Association
A Community Based Non-Profit Medicare-Medicaid Certified Agency