Physical Therapy Tucson | Hand Care

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If you are looking for solutions to hand pain, you have come to the right page Hand Physical Therapy Tucson. Bodycentral Physical Therapy has been providing hand and upper extremity rehabilitation services in the Tucson area for over 16 years. Physical Therapy Tucson advocate, Dr. Jennifer Allen, Certified Hand Therapist started the hand therapy program at Bodycentral Physical Therapy in the year 2001 and continues to head the development of the program. Hand Therapy is a specialized branch of Physical Therapy that deals specifically with upper extremity trauma, overuse syndromes, post surgical rehabilitation and many other conditions. To become a certified hand therapist, a Physical Therapist must be practicing hand therapy for at least 5 years and must pass a rigorous National Board Examination. This content has been created to help patients to find us and is not designed to help treat or prevent illness for medical care. Call us today at (520)325-4002.

Hand Physical Therapy Tucson is a specialized program at multiple offices at Bodycentral Physical Therapy. Dr. Britt Linde treats upper extremity problems at the Oro Valley location. Mat Wise treats the upper extremity patients at the Tanque Verde location of Bodycentral Physical Therapy. Jennifer Allen continues to treat hands and teach in the Bodycentral Sports Residency program at Bodycentral Physical Therapy. Stephanie Popelka treats the upper extremity patients at the Swan location of Bodycentral Physical Therapy. The program continues to grow each year as more and more Physical Therapists become interested in hand rehabilitation and hand therapy.

Bodycentral Physical Therapy will open the Seventh location in October 2017. Currently, Bodycentral has 30 treating clinicians and Six clinical locations all over Tucson, Arizona. Their goal is to be close to each patient’s neighborhood to minimize travel and be more convenient for patients. Currently, Bodycentral Physical Therapy has the largest staff of Board Certified Clincial Specialists in the Southwest United States. They continue to grow these numbers throught their Sports Physical Therapy Residency and their Women’s Health Residency.

The therapists at Bodycentral Physical Therapy treat all types of hand related issues. These include Carpal Tunnel syndrome, tendonitis, nerve compression and much more. They deal with wrist fractures, as well as rotator cuff injuries in the shoulder. The therapists at Bodycentral can help with pre and post surgical rehabilitation for all upper extremity issues. They have also been trained in all sports related injuries. Specifically, they are experts at handling shoulder and elbow injuries associated with baseball pitchers.

Hand therapy is a specialized branch of Physical Therapy, and many of the Therapists at Bodycentral Physical Therapy are ready to help with any upper extremity injuries. Having a hand or upper exremity injury can be devastating. Getting in with the proper Therapist is a crucial part of the rehabilitation process. Finding the right Therapist at Bodycentral Physical Therapy is easy, just visit www.Bodycentralpt.net and select from our group of highly trained and specialized Therapists. Clinics are open from 7AM until 6PM in some cases and appointments are available same day for emergent patients. For more information or to schedule, call (520)325-4002.

Foot Pain | Physical Therapy Tucson

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If you are looking for treatment for foot pain then you have come to the right site for Physical Therapy Tucson. Bodycentral Physical Therapy is a national and international award winning physical therapy company based in Tucson, Arizona. The therapists are recruited from across the United States for their specialized talents. Bodycentral has seven convenient Tucson locations and are growing quickly. They remain locally owned and operated in Tucson, Arizona. Foot and ankle treatment is available at all locations.This content has been created to help patients to find us and is not designed to help treat or prevent illness for medical care. Call us today at (520) 325-4002.

The therapists at Bodycentral Physical Therapy bring specialized care to Foot Pain Physical Therapy Tucson. All therapists are Doctors of Physical Therapy and/or Board Certified Clinical Specialists in a specialty area. Physical Therapists are recruited from as far away as Vermont, and as close as our local Arizona schools. Bodycentral Physical Therapy was founded in 2001 by Dr. Jennifer Allen and Dr. Tonya Bunner. The mission was to bring specialty physical therapy care to the citizens of Tucson, Arizona.

Foot pain can be a complex and frustrating condition to treat. Many types of foot pain can last for months or even years if not treated appropriately.Foot pain can be caused by improperly fitting shoewear, an injury, or poor foot mechanics. An increase in activity or training abruptly can also contribute to pain issues. A throrough evaluation including a range of motion and flexibility assessment as well as strength assessment is necessary. An added help in determining problems is a video gait analysis. Balance and general flexibility should also be evaluated as a possible contributor to abnormality. A home exercise program should always be a part of a well rounded program.

Some patient populations are more succeptible to pain conditions in the foot. Long distance runners and people that work while standing on their feet all day are particularly at risk. People that wear tight or poorly fitting shoes are also succeptible to pain conditions. Plantar fasciitis is a special type of foot pain that involves pain in the arch or heel of the foot. Plantar fasciitis is usually felt most with the first few steps out of bed in the morning and can be debilitating. There are helpful physical therapy treatments for plantar fasciitis including hands-on treatment and exercise. The therapists at Bodycentral Physical Therapy are experts at relieving foot pain.

A thorough evaluation must be performed to find the actual cause of the pain. This should include a hands-on evaluation and possible video analysis. Foot and ankle treatment and evaluation is available at all seven Bodycentral Physical Therapy locations. Finding the cause and treating that will result in long term resolution versus the short term results of only treating the pain. For more information on foot pain and what physical therapy can do for you, call (520)325-4002 or visit www.Bodycentralpt.net.