Great Lakes Orthopedics and Sports Medicine’s Physical Therapy Department specializes in Orthopedic and Sports physical therapy. The Physical Therapists are experts in the provision of care for those individuals of all ages with disorders or dysfunction of the musculoskeletal system. Orthopedic and Sports physical therapists are skilled in the diagnosis, management, and prevention of musculoskeletal disorders. They are experts in the assessment of movement and can help individuals move better, often with less pain, through skilled manual therapy, therapeutic exercise and patient education.
In addition the Sports physical therapy component is a specialized practice that focuses on prevention, evaluation, treatment, rehabilitation, and performance enhancement of the physically active individual. This includes pre-participation screenings, equipment recommendations, prescribed fitness programs, and much more. Sports physical therapists incorporate the most current research into their practice to help the active individual fully participate in sports.