Aquatic therapy is performed in warm water and is tailored to meet the needs of each individual patient. The properties of the warm water decrease the effects of gravity by off loading joints to allow increased range of motion, muscular balance, strength and flexibility.
Dizziness and balance problems account for 5% to 10% of all physician visits and affect 40% of people over age 40.
Hand therapy is the discipline that addresses injuries and conditions of the hand, wrist, elbow and shoulder.
Occupational therapy promotes health and wellness by helping individuals achieve the highest level of independence in all facets of life.
Spectrum Health Gerber Memorial pediatric therapists specialize in the areas of physical, occupational and speech-language therapy.
Physical therapy promotes health and wellness by preventing the onset and/or slowing the progression of physical conditions caused by injury, disease or aging.
Speech-language pathologists, also referred to as speech therapists, assess speech and language development, treat language and speech disorders and help people with swallowing problems.
When you or an athlete you know, loses time away from competition, consider seeking professional medical attention from a sport medicine specialist.