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Back and neck pain

More than 80 percent of Americans experience back or neck pain at some point and it is one of the leading causes of missed time at work.

Persistent back and neck pain can severely impact your quality of life and energy levels and keep you from doing healthful activities.

It is one of the most common reasons people consult a physical therapist.

At Fernley Physical Therapy, we are recognized in our area for the effectiveness of our physical therapy treatment in providing pain relief and long term freedom from recurring problems. We strive to get to the root of the issue, rather than just treating the symptoms.

After determining the root cause of your pain, we work out a customized treatment plan to begin the healing process. Your therapy is also combined with a series of exercises you can continue at home and education on how to prevent recurring issues.



Balance issues

If you suffer from frequent falls, vertigo, imbalance, dizziness, or migraines, you may be experiencing a problem with your main balance system (your vestibular system).

It is important to receive proper therapy to avoid compounding the difficulties caused by imbalance issues, including a tendency to fall and create more injuries.

Dizziness and imbalance issues can take away your independence and curtail your ability to live a full life. We have success with a variety of therapies that help us get to the root cause of your problem, and work to solve it.



Motor Vehicle Accident Injuries

From head injuries to whiplash to musculoskeletal issues we will work with your physician, insurance provider and other team members to assist in your recovery following a motor vehicle accident.

Our goal is to assess your injuries, discuss and then prescribe a course of physical therapy for you, and help you recover as quickly and thoroughly as possible.



Neurological conditions and diseases

Our physical therapists work to better the lives of people who suffer from a wide range of diseases and conditions impacting neurological function.

Our goals are to alleviate pain and improve balance and co-ordination, and restore range of movement and motion.

Physical therapy has been found to be effective in treating patients after a stroke, and those impacted by ALS, Alzheimer’s disease, cerebral palsy, Parkinson’s disease, multiple sclerosis, and spinal cord injuries.



Orthopedics

Our staff is specially trained in orthopedics, the science of correcting injuries and conditions that impact the skeletal system and its associated joints, muscles and ligaments.

With the use of evidence-based therapy, a combination of hands-on manual therapy and modalities, we work to get you pain-free and back to your normal level of activity as quickly as possible.



Physical Therapy

The licensed and experienced physical therapists at Fernley Physical Therapy work to help you overcome pain and injuries that impact your ability to function to your normal level of activity and curtail your full quality of life.

In the same vein, we will stress education and prescribe exercises as a means of preventing your injuries from recurring.

Following a thorough examination and assessment, you will receive a customized program of therapy that could include things like joint mobilization, electrical stimulation, and ultrasound or low-laser therapy.



Pediatric Orthopedics

We offer a caring and compassionate environment and broad range of physical therapy services to children and support for them and their families.

We are acutely aware of the needs of children impacted by orthopedic disorders and we treat a wide range of conditions including back pain, clubfoot and other foot disorders, fractures, scoliosis and skeletal dysplasias.



Strengthening

We customized and devise specific strengthening programs to help you grow stronger and reach your full performance.



Stroke Patients

Physical therapy has been found to be highly effective in help patients post-stroke to regain and restore their mobility and rebuild strength and balance.



Worker’s Compensation Cases

Our physical therapists will work with your physician, Worker’s Compensation representative and overall health care team to ensure that we provide the best care to help you recover from workplace injuries and return to work as quickly as possible.

Sometimes that can include a graduated return to work and work strengthening programs as you prepare for a full return to your duties.

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