At Give Us Strength Physical Therapy we offer cutting edge physical therapy. We have specialists that are experts in a wide range of therapy fields and our commitment to your recovery is second to none.
We offer a wide range of services, and although this is not a comprehensive list, some of our most prominent fields are as follows.
It is estimated that 30% of the population is affected by neck pain. The majority of neck pains episodes do not require surgery and respond best by physical therapy. Our physical therapists will design an individualized treatment program to help reduce or eliminate pain, regain normal movement. If your neck is stiff, suffer from chronic headaches/migraines, or have a bulging disk that causes shoulder or arm pain, our clinic is equipped to meet your needs. Some of the most common problems that stem from neck pain include:
Degenerated disc or Joint Disease
Cervical Fusion, Laminectomy, Discectomy
Numbness and Tingling in the arms
Shoulder pain is one of the most common musculoskeletal conditions people deal with. The shoulder is comprised of 4 different joints with several bones, tendons, ligaments, and muscles, each of which can contribute to a variety of dysfunctions. It has been estimated that up to 67% of people will experience it at some point in their life. No matter what the cause of your shoulder pain it is our physical therapists job is to help you get your shoulder working again and let you get back to doing the activities you enjoy. Some of the most common problems that stem from shoulder pain include:
Rotator cuff tear/Repair
Experts estimate that as much as 80% of the population will experience a back problem at some time in their lives. Low back pain is the single most leading cause of disability worldwide, and is one of the most common reasons for missed work. Half of all working Americans admit to having back pain symptoms each year. Our physical therapists will design an individualized treatment program to help reduce or eliminate pain, regain normal movement. Our physical therapists have plenty of experience working with acute and chronic back pain. Some of the most common back problems include the following:
SI Joint disfunction
Lumbar Facet Dysfunction
Chronic Low Back Pain
Pelvic Floor Dysfunction/Pain
Most patients do not know that you can receive physical therapy for pelvic floor issues. Issues can include:
- Incontinence (Bowel and Bladder)
- Urinary Dysfunction
- Chronic Pelvic Pain
- Pain with intercourse / Dyspareunia
- Pregnancy Pain
- Post Hysterectomy, C-section, and episiotomies
- Pudendal Neuralgia
- Interstitial Cystitis
- Pelvic Congestion Syndrome
- Piriformis Syndrome
- Prostate Cancer effects
When we treat the issues associated with each one of these delicate subjects, we make sure to treat the whole person and not just this area of the pelvic region. We complete a full external exam prior to even thinking about doing an internal exam. If you have further questions, please contact Give Us Strength Physical Therapy. We would love to help you solve issues associated with the pelvic floor!
Chronic pain is defined as pain that lasts for several months, or in some cases years and affects millions each year. Physical therapists play an important role in managing this type of pain. Our physical therapists have a lot of success in the treatment and management of chronic pain.
Wrist/Elbow/Hand Pain Therapy
Whether the pain is in your elbow, wrist or hand, it can make even the simplest daily tasks difficult. There are a lot of structure in these areas to injure and they should not be ignored. Our physical therapists are experienced with this type of pain. Some of the more common problems include
Tennis & Golfer’s Elbow
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
Hip pain can make something as simple as walking a difficult task. Hip pain can also cause pain that radiates into the leg, groin, buttock, thigh, and knee. Our physical therapists will be able to analyze your movement patterns to determine the most likely cause of the pain. Some of the more common problems that arise from Hip pain include:
Total/Partial Hip replacements
Muscle Strain or Tear
Femoral Acetabular Impingement
The foot and ankle are very complex structures that take a large amount of force with every step you take. When the foot or ankle are not functioning properly, they can affect the functioning of your knee, hip, back as well as your posture. Our physical therapists have plenty of experience working with both foot and ankle pain. Some of the more common problems that stem from foot and ankle pain include:
Feelings of spinning, dizziness, light headedness, Meniere’s, and BPPV all are treatable with physical therapy. We can address most episodes of the dizziness, determine causes and sculpt a treatment specific to each person. All symptoms are treatable with various exercises and most are fairly quick in recovery.
Wherever the amputation is located, we are there to help in the recovery process. From 1 day after surgery all the way to fitting of your first prosthetic limb, we can help with every step of the way.
Phantom Limb Pain
Dry needling is a technique our physical therapist uses to treat myofascial pain. The technique uses a dry needle, or one without medication or injection, inserted through the skin into areas of the muscle, known as trigger points. Physical therapists use dry needling with the goal of releasing or inactivating trigger points to relieve pain or improve range of motion.
We are level 1, 2 and pelvic floor certified dry needling specialists through Kinetacore.
Charlie is amazing!! I went in hurting and by the time I came out, I felt brand new! Love her and her staff! So great to deal with amazing people!
Dr. Sheamansmith is kind, attentive and takes the time to listen to your symptoms and come up with a treatment plan. I found them to be convenient, provide appointments that fit my lifestyle, and have a very kind and helpful staff. Thank you for giving me the strength to get back to doing what I enjoy in life.
Awesome ladies that work here. Very knowledgeable on bone, joint and muscle conditions.