Whether recovering from an accident, work related injury, illness, surgery or difficulties adapting to age related physical changes, our therapist will personalize a treatment plan to address your specific recovery goals.
Our Rehabilitation Department is staffed with experienced and specialized therapists.
This outpatient exercise program is intended for those with a history of angina or who are recovering from cardiac bypass surgery, heart attack, or stent placement.
Considered the maintenance phase of cardiac rehab, our Phase 3 program will help you create new healthy lifestyle habits while reducing the risk of recurring heart conditions. An Exercise Physiologist will provide you with an individualized exercise program with ongoing instruction on smoking cessation, weight control, and stress management.
Throughout the program, you will have access to treadmills, seated steppers, stationary bikes, an arm ergometer, wall pulleys, and arm and leg weights.
Diabetes Exercise Program
This program uses exercise therapy to decrease and stabilize blood glucose levels.
Vital signs are monitored before and after each exercise session. You may also experience other benefits, such as:
- Improved Heart and Lung Function
- Decreased Blood Pressure
- Improved Oxygen Saturation
- Increased Strength and Stamina
Occupational Therapy facilitates the recovery process following an illness or injury to the shoulder, arm, elbow, wrist or hand. Therapists evaluate your condition and implement treatment plans to improve function, reduce swelling and decrease pain.
Occupational Therapy can also help you with the activities of daily living. These may include dressing, grooming, eating, housekeeping, driving, leisure activities and other work-related tasks.
We specialize in:
- Golfer’s elbow, tennis elbow, and all other tendonitis diagnoses
- Rotator cuff tears, repairs, shoulder impingements and adhesive capsulitis
- Arthritis and all other inflammatory diagnoses
- Nerve/tendon injuries and repairs
- Stroke and other neurological conditions
- Fracture management
Your treatment may include evaluation, kinetic exercise, custom and pre-fabricated splints and functional training. We also provide the highest level of expertise and commitment to achieve independence and maximize functional outcomes for all upper extremity diagnoses, with one on one attention.
Physical Therapy includes assessment, treatment and prevention of many diseases or other health conditions which impair the ability to function in everyday life. We can help you:
- Regain movement and promote healing
- Restore function after an injury
- Improve balance and coordination
- Increase muscle strength
- Overcome the effects of pre-existing conditions such as:
- Orthopedic and musculoskeletal disorders
- Restore joint function after hip, knee or shoulder surgery
- Develop a home exercise program
There are other medical conditions for which physical therapy would be beneficial. We encourage you to discuss these with your physician or health care provider.
This program begins with comprehensive education and breathing retraining to increase endurance of respiratory muscles. The next step is to begin an exercise program consisting of stationary bicycling, arm ergometry, treadmill walking and light weights.
Cardiac and Pulmonary benefits include:
- Improved heart and lung function
- Decreased blood pressure
- Improved oxygen saturation
- Increased strength and stamina
- Improved flexibility
Speech therapists evaluate people with communication and language disorders associated with hearing impairment, strokes/CVA or other illnesses and developmental disorders. Speech, language and hearing screenings are provided to both children and adults on an individual basis or in groups.
We have incorporated new treatment techniques using VisiPitch technology to evaluate and treat voice disorders. Vital Stim is used to stimulate and improve swallowing muscles allowing patients to eat and drink with ease.
Speech therapy is beneficial for someone with any of the following problems:
- Swallowing disorders (dysphagia)
- Voice disorders
- Inability to communicate through speech, writing or physical gestures
- Oral or motor impairments
- Head injury and stroke
- Hearing impairment communication
- Pediatric speech and language disorders
Our therapists can now use the popular Nintendo Wii as a tool in your overall rehabilitation program. The Wii is used as part of a comprehensive rehab plan to help patients recover from surgery, stroke and Parkinson’s.
Wii gives patients of all ages the ability to engage in physical exercise in a non-traditional way that is fun and stimulating. The movements used to play games such as tennis or bowling can replace certain conventional stretching and lifting exercises that can sometimes be repetitive and uncomfortable.
With a therapists help, Wiihab can improve:
- Range of Motion
- Overall Strength
South Bay Medical Arts Center
4051 Upper Creek Drive, Suite 103
Sun City Center, FL 33573-5256